International Trade in Haiti

International Trade in Haiti

Although having suffered a series of shocks (food crisis, hurricanes, the global economic crisis), the Haitian economy grew after 2005. From 0.8% in 2008, growth reached 2.9% in 2009. However, the terrible earthquake which hit the island in January 2010, causing large damage, had a strong... Read more

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Import and Export Services in Haiti (78)

  • MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    Direct Marketing, Haiti

    Our company is Govt. of India Recognized Export House .Our main line of products are Light engineering goods which includes : •...
  • Air Courrier & Shipping

    Air Courrier & Shipping

    Air Freight, Haiti

    We are Air Courrier and Shipping, a division of  NEXAN Group, located in Haiti.  We are working in the logistic land transport...

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  • P & A TRADING

    Sales Agents, Haiti

    P & A Trading is a distributor of all kind of goods to Haiti and rarely to the Dominican Republic.  We are willing to work with...
  • WE PURCHASE GOODS BASED ON OUR CUSTOMERS NEEDS. WE CONSOLIDATE THEIR ORDER AND SHIP OUT ACCORDING TO URGENCY -COURIER, AIR OR OCEAN...

Overview About International Trade in Haiti

Economic Overview

Although having suffered a series of shocks (food crisis, hurricanes, the global economic crisis), the Haitian economy grew after 2005. From 0.8% in 2008, growth reached 2.9% in 2009. However, the terrible earthquake which hit the island in January 2010, causing large damage, had a strong impact on the economy, which has shrunk by 8.5% in 2010 and should recover in 2011, sustained by the reconstruction and massive international aid.

The government's priority remains the humanitarian crisis provoked by the earthquake. The Action Plan for national recovery and development, adopted shortly after the catastrophe, emphasizes the creation of decentralised points of economic growth, the reduction of vulnerabilities to natural disasters, improvement of access to basic social services and a strenghtening of institutions. Poor infrastructure, drug trafficking, organized crime, social unrest and extensive deforestation which leads to natural major disasters are the main barriers to country's economic growth. Haiti is also heavily dependent on international aid.

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, with more than 80% of its population living below poverty l...

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