President Danilo Medina, during his State to the country indicated that the free zone sector is the third largest generator of foreign currency in the Dominican Republic, after tourism and remittances from Dominicans living abroad.

According to the President Medina, in 2017 the National Free Zone Council (CNZFE) approved 58 projects in diverse manufacturing sectors, tobacco & cigars processing, contact centers, and agro-industrial projects.

Also, he stated that the free zone sector generated last year US$5.7 billion in foreign currency and contributed 165,796 jobs.

PIISA Industrial Zone is very proud of being part of the free zone sector!