One of the fastest growing free zones in the region
Free zone Benefits
Discover the many advantages of joining our Free Zone
We have been selected by many as one of the most attractive destinations for foreign investment:
Strong business climateOur country has experienced a strengthening of its business climate that has aroused the interest of global companies. According to the Governance Indicators of the World Bank, it is one of the safest and most reliable nations to do business in our continent.
Free Trade Agreements with 48+ countriesWe have free trade agreements with 48+ countries, which provides us with preferential commercial access to almost 900 million consumers. The Dominican Republic is one of the few countries holding free trade agreements with the United States and the European Union. To learn more about the FTA click here.
Prime Location for manufacturing at scaleOur strategic geographical position makes us a prime location for manufacturing at scale in the Caribbean. Nestled in the center of the Caribbean region, our island provides easily accessible and convenient shipping links to and from North, South and Central America as well as Europe and Asia.
ConnectivityIn terms of connectivity, we are within the best 6 in Latin America and the Caribbean. We have an extensive international transportation services, including 90+ weekly vessels, and 280+ daily flights with direct services to 80+ cities.
Best Transportation Infrastructure in the Latin American and the CaribbeanAccording to the Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum, the Dominican Republic has the best transportation infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. With a wide and modern infrastructure network, including 12 ports, 9 international airports and +30,000 kilometers of highways that allow a safe and fast transfer to any point in the country.
Qualified Workforce amounts 4.5+MMOur qualified workforce amounts to +4.5 MM, the second largest in the Central America and the Caribbean. Our technical-professional training system has been strengthened, with +800,000 annual graduates in programs developed by training centers sponsored by INFOTEP, which has led to a constant increase in labor productivity - mainly in the industrial sector.
Advanced telecommunications infrastructureAn advanced telecommunications infrastructure, with +75 providers of telephone and Internet services, and one of the largest fiber optic networks in our region. We are home to NAP del Caribe, the most advanced network access technology center in the Caribbean, offering data, access and connectivity solutions, and business continuity with the highest international standards.
100% national and local exemptionsAccording to our legislation, free zones are defined as: "A geographical area of the country under special customs and fiscal controls, in which licenses will be granted to companies to allocate their production of goods or services to foreign markets through the concession incentives that stimulate their development". It grants a 100% exemption in the payment of national and local taxes and facilitates other incentives that go beyond tax exemptions, including: a sectorized minimum wage; exclusive and simplified customs procedures; and a special program run by the Institute for Professional Technical Training (INFOTEP) that provides financial and operational assistance for the implementation of training projects. Click here to learn how to start a company under the Free Trade Zone regime
Nigua Free Park is the right
business park for your business
Our park is strategically located
12 miles west of the capital city of Santo Domingo
7 miles from the Port of Haina: the second largest port in the country
5 miles from Autopista 6 de Noviembre
30 miles from Las Americas International Airport
We are proud to have been selected by globally recognized companies from a broad range of industries including medical, automotive, packaging, 3PL among others – making us one of the most diverse business parks in the Caribbean.
We aim to offer personalized world-class services so that our tenants can focus on their business, while we take care of the park's ecosystem.
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High quality electricity
New NFZ infrastructure includes:
- • 4 new buildings, rounding up our entire fleet to 30 buildings ranging from 6,000 to 36,000 ft2
- • Brand new Cafeteria for park tenants and staff.
- • Brand new Medical Center for park tenants and staff.
- • Brand new open lot for new projects.
Our park is growing
Our new expansion project has a land of more than 230,000 mts2 in which we will build more than 15 industrial buildings equipped to meet the most demanding operational and logistical needs of our partners, thus becoming the most advanced production infrastructure in the Caribbean.
Our park is equipped to support clients from a wide range of industries including:
Cardboard Box Factories
Textiles & Recycled
Food and Beverages Processing