Fabrics: More Business between Dominican Republic and the U.S.

In the first four months of the year, Dominican exports of ready-made fabrics to the United States totaled nearly $240 million, 9% more than the same period in 2018.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

This economic growth in the textile sector was influenced by exports of cotton T-shirts for men and boys, with a 29.7% increase, coats for women with 115% and synthetic fiber pants with 22.05%, reported the National Council of Export Processing Zones (CNZFE).

The statement states that "... According to information provided by the director of the CNZFE, Luisa Fernandez, growth in exports of textile garments to the United States exceeded US$240.4 million during the first quarter of the year.

At the end of 2018, the Clothing and Fabrics sector in the Dominican Republic registered growth of over US$1.1 billion in exports, with a total of 102 companies in operation, and continues to be one of the sectors that generates the greatest number of direct jobs in the Dominican economy, with an amount exceeding 41,000

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