For lack of buyers the sales at the flea market of Puerto Plata have dropped significantly
PUERTO PLATA – Merchants of the second hand market of Puerto Plata popularly known as “La Pulga”, which takes place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays each week at José Eugenio Khunhardt, say that sales have declined considerably by the strong economic crisis because “there is no “chele” circulating in the streets.”
Sales of school supplies and uniforms, have led to stagnation of the other products offered, a situation they say, is staged each year whenever a new school day starts, but at the same time indicating that Haitian nationals are the main element for the realization of the market, arguing that foreigners are engaged in buying and selling more than Dominicans.
Several of the vendors surveyed by reporters, were emphatic in saying the flea market with low sales continue to happen, in the near future it may disappear as the owners of stalls where clothes, shoes are offered, among other items, they must invest large sums of money to buy their goods, “but items are no longer sold as in previous years, and the weight is markedly stung, with the economic recession that now reigns.”
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
Oct 14, 2015
Category: DR News |