Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Caribbean

The Caribbean is a booming place for SEZs. From the huge, unique zones like Cuba's Mariel to the many standard exporting zones of the Dominican Republic, they come in many shapes and sizes, and often very different management strategies.

Caribbean SEZs are full of surprises. From Jamaica's Montego Bay Free Zone founded in 1985 for warehousing and clothing production: labor-intensive industries best for those short on capital., which was entirely transformed when it was upgraded to have state-of-the-art hardware and next-level Internet speeds, to Mariel, Communist Cuba's 465 square-kilometer SEZ.  There's many others to see, such as those 84 in the Dominican Republic....

To explore more Caribbean SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in Caribbean.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

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Zone Map Regional Overview

Special Economic Zones in Caribbean

The Caribbean is a booming place for SEZs. From the huge, unique zones like Cuba's Mariel to the many standard exporting zones of the Dominican Republic, they come in many shapes and sizes, and often very different management strategies.

Caribbean SEZs are full of surprises. From Jamaica's Montego Bay Free Zone founded in 1985 for warehousing and clothing production: labor-intensive industries best for those short on capital., which was entirely transformed when it was upgraded to have state-of-the-art hardware and next-level Internet speeds, to Mariel, Communist Cuba's 465 square-kilometer SEZ.  There's many others to see, such as those 84 in the Dominican Republic....

To explore more Caribbean SEZs, visit our map at OpenZoneMap.com

Read more news and research from AG on SEZs in Caribbean.

Credits and thanks:


Design: 

Nour Boukhari

Sizo Hlope

Alonso Cubillas


Vizualizations:

César Báez

Fergal Hourigan


Data gathering and fun facts: 

Beatriz Costa 

Michelle Bernier

Maria Amaré

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