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The Dominican Association of Free Zones (Adozona) reports that the free zone sector since September 2020 has surpassed the export total for the month in 2019. The industry reports an overall 7.18% increase in exports for the fifth consecutive month (from September to December), comparing 2019 to 2020/2021.
The export totals breakdown for September 2020-January 2021:September 2019: US$494.1 millionSeptember 2020: US$545.1 million
October 2019: US$567 millionOctober 2020: US$590.7 million
November 2019: US$528.9 millionNovember 2020: US$536.9 million
December 2019: US$426.6 millionDecember 2020: US$504.3 million
January 2020: US$443.9 millionJanuary 2020: US$447.1 million
The statistics reveal that 100% of the free zone manufacturing industries are back to work, and 98% of the employees suspended due to the pandemic are also back at their jobs. Furthermore...