The Customs Agency (DGA) announced collecting RD$12.35 billion in November, a 16.5% increase over the same month in 2016. From January to November 2017, the DGA has collected RD$104.54 billion, a 12.53% increase over the same period last year.
Of the monies collected, some 65.09% is from the ITBIS sales tax, 23.66% from duties and the remainder from other sources.
88.32% of the revenues were collected at seaports, 11.52% at airports and the rest by land. The vast majority, 81.45% came from the ports of Caucedo, Haina, Santo Domingo and Las Americas International Airport (SDQ).
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28 December 2017