Textile innovation in our zones

  • 106 textile manufacturing companies operate in free zones, generating +38,000 direct jobs
  • With a robust textile supply chain, linked to the national industry through law 56-07
  • Global brands have benefited from our tax incentives and world-class connectivity

Exploring Key Insights

Crafting success in Dominican Republic's garment industry

Delve into the dynamic world of textile manufacturing in the Dominican Republic, where innovation, vertical integration, and global partnerships converge to shape a thriving industry.

Outsourcing in Dominican Republic

Today, the capabilities of our contract manufacturers have evolved to become innovators of apparel solutions, right from concept to doorstep. Our nature enables efficient processes, breakthrough products and versatile logistic solutions.


Frequently Asked questions

Explore answers to common questions about the dynamic textile industry in the Dominican Republic, covering topics such as manufacturing capabilities, export trends, and industry partnerships.

The textile industry has been part of Dominican history since the first national textile company went from being an importer to a manufacturer in 1934. Since then, this manufacturing subsector has contributed many jobs and economic growth to the Dominican economy.

The implementation of the free zone regime at the end of the 60s and the benefits granted through the initiative for the Caribbean basin in the 80s, favored the installation of companies manufacturing goods and services,  which in turn have been decisive in the creation of intensive labor and capital.

In addition, strategic free trade agreements have opened doors to international markets. With the ability to export products with preferential tariffs, the Dominican Republic has the opportunity to continue expanding its global presence.

Since the free zone regime was established in the country, the textile sector was the fastest growing, attracting important global brands, like Hanesbrands, which celebrated it´s 50 years of operations.

Likewise, brands such as Varsity, Fruit of the Loom, Champion, Gap, Old Navy, VF Corp, among others, have trusted the Dominican Republic for the manufacturing of their goods over the years.