Customs revenue jumps 9.6% to US$180.4M in March
Santo Domingo.- The CustomsAgency on Tuesday said March revenue jumped 9.6% to RD$8.3 billion (US$180.4 million),or RD$729.3 million more than the same month last year.
It said the figure is also 100.8%of the revenue estimated in the National Budget of RD$ 8.2 billion, or RD$63.5million higher.
“Until March 31, revenues totaledRD$22.15 billion, an increase of 9.0%, equivalent to an additional RD$1.8 billion,compared with the same period in 2015,” Customs said in a statement.
The total collected during the January-March2016 period (RD$22.15 billion) correspond to 98.43% of the amount estimated inthe General Budget Law, which was RD$ 22.5 billion.”
Customs added that its 2016 revenuegoal is RD$103.1 billion, a 7.8% jump compared with the RD$95.6 billion collectedin 2015.