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  • Electrical products and components manufacturing has experienced a high growth
  • The presence of both contract manufacturers and renowned global brands, including Fortune 500 companies
  • The strategic location of free zones, coupled with favorable regulatory framework Supply Chain Opportunities

Electronics Sector Insights

Productivity enhancements and logistical advantages

Explore a comprehensive overview of the thriving electronics sector in the Dominican Republic, featuring 4 key insights ranging from export trends to workforce development and industry specialization.

A world of possibilities

Our companies have different capabilities ranging from intermediate component manufacturing to final product assembly and include contract manufacturers and world prestigious brands (including Fortune 500 companies).

Frequently asked questions

Discover answers to common inquiries about the electronics industry in Dominican Republic’s free zones, covering topics such as investment opportunities, workforce training, export regulations, and more.

Proximity to the United States market is one of the main factors that companies consider when settling in the Dominican Republic, as well as connectivity and availability of qualified labor.

Our companies range in capabilities, from intermediate component manufacturing to final product assembly, and include contract manufacturers and world-renowned brands (including Fortune 500 companies).

Currently, twenty-eight (28) electronic products manufacturing companies are operating under the free zone regime, generating more than 11,500 direct jobs, with a cumulative investment of US$ 200 million.
The main products exported in 2023 included: Electricity, switches, rotary switches, electrical connectors, auto parts, relays, alarm systems, printed circuits, and transformers.

The United States represented the main export market. Other countries to which products manufactured in the Dominican Republic were exported are Canada, Spain, the United Kingdom, China, France, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Belgium, Costa Rica, Ireland, India, Japan, New Zealand, among others.

There are several training programs currently underway to improve the competitiveness of the industry and prepare the human capital that will be required by companies in the process of growth, as well as new investments in this sector.

Some of these are carried out through universities such as INTEC, the Institute of Professional Technical Training (INFOTEP) and technological institutes such as ITLA and Loyola. Likewise, training abroad has begun, through different university agreements, citing the case of Purdue University, for Semiconductor assembly.

There is a large presence of inputs and raw materials, such as plastics, leather, electrical and electronic components, which allow companies to assemble closer to the US market, while taking advantage of market access through free trade agreements signed by the country.