ADOZONA

The Dominican Association of Free Zones (ADOZONA) is the business association that represents industrial parks and free zone companies in the Dominican Republic. It is a non-profit non-governmental entity, made up of Special Free Zones Companies, Associations of Free Zones Companies and Operators of Private Industrial Parks, located throughout the national territory.

Free Zone businessmen interested in having an Institution that is responsible for representing and defending the interests of the sector in search of an adequate climate for their development joined on August 8, 1988 to form the Dominican Association of Free Zones, Inc., recognized by Decree No. 579-88 of December 18, 1988.

The Association is directed by the General Assembly of Partners and administered by the Board of Directors composed of 15 members and advisors elected every 2 years, which is assisted in its functions by an Executive Vice Presidency and by the Economy and Project Development, Legal units and Administrative.

Vision

Represent the country’s free zone companies, promoting their development and their competitive insertion in international markets.

Mission

To be the leading private sector organization that positions free zones as the main economic sector of the country and that contributes significantly to placing the Dominican Republic as an ideal destination for the investment and production of goods and services.

Values

Institutionality
Leadership
Representativeness
Transparency
Responsibility

Benefits

The main benefits that ADOZONA offers to its affiliates are:

  • SECTOR REPRESENTATION
    Representation of the interests of the sector before governmental, legislative, judicial and international organizations.
  • INVESTMENT PROMOTION
    Promotion of investment in the Free Zones sector and search for business opportunities for its members.
  • BUSINESS CLIMATE
    Carrying out activities that allow raising levels of knowledge on issues that directly affect the competitiveness of the sector.
  • INFORMATION
    Updated information on what happens at national and international level that could directly or indirectly affect free zones and international trade, as well as the latest legal provisions that could affect the operations of companies.
  • BENEFITS OF AGREEMENTS
    Enjoy the benefits of the Agreements that ADOZONA has signed or signed with any state or private institution.
  • TRADE FACILITATION
    Intercede with the different governmental institutions and local and international organizations, in order to guarantee an expedited movement of the goods and respect for the acquired rights.
  • INTERNATIONAL AGENDA
    Representation of the sector before the processes of international negotiations in which the country is immersed.