Doing Business in Haiti

Haitian Businessman in DR affected by Haiti-Dominican Relationship

Some Haitian businessmen are hurting in the Dominican Republic due to a slow down in Haitian merchants coming into DR... Recently, we met with a young Haitian businessman in Santo Domingo who said his business is deeply affected by the relationship between Haitian and the Dominican republic.

Haiti has one of the fastest-growing economies in the Caribbean

Haiti now has one of the fastest-growing economies in the Caribbean, according to an article published in the New York Times... This fast-growing economy in Haiti is thanks largely to infrastructure projects financed by the money Haiti saved by buying oil at preferential terms from Venezuela...

Doing Business in Haiti - What is your Experience?

You know something? As I talk to some people doing business in Haiti I am getting a different kind of warning... Scary almost... Many people start the conversation with: "Hein! Ou vle fe bisnis an Haiti? Ou granmoun? Fo-w mete granmoun sou ou wi..." Are you doing business in Haiti? Are thinking about it? What's your experience?

Haiti - Business : The Employee vs the "Ti Machann"

Who makes more money in Haiti? An employee or a Ti Machann? -- A few days ago, I overheard a man in Haiti complaining to my father about how little his monthly paycheck is... What if we compared his salary to the income of a Ti Machann? Who do you think makes more money in a month???

Infrastructure: Dominican Republic among the Leaders, Haiti Sucks Big Time!

The Dominican Republic has the third best transport infrastructure in Latin America, Haiti has the worst, according to the latest Latin America Transport Infrastructure Ranking from Latinvex, an online publication specializing in business in Latin America. Haiti ranks at the bottom of the ladder as the country with the worst qualities of ports, roads and air transport in the region... As far as SPEED in shipping containers in and out of Haiti... Haiti really sucks...

Doing Business in the Haiti-Dominican Border - A True Story

I wanted to get a better understanding of how money is made along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic, so took a trip to a border town in Plateau Central Haiti. All I can tell you is there is a web of people surviving on this type of trade, I met a few...

Haiti Small Business Ideas - I Need Your Input...

QUESTION - What type of small business would you start in Haiti right now? Start-up cost must be USD $500 or less, and it has to be so simple that anyone can manage it...

Haiti Imports more than One Million Eggs PER DAY from the Dominican Republic!

WOW... What's going on here? Chicken in Haiti don't lay eggs no more?

Why NOW is the perfect time to invest in Haiti...

True of False? If you bought a piece of land in Haiti over year ago, it would now be worth a lot more than what you paid for it. Had you left that money sleeping in Bank of America, I think we both agree you would barely get one one dollar interest on it.

Haiti Construction - Boss Mason Afraid of Each Other

I asked a Haitian "boss mason" for an estimate on a construction job in Haiti, just an estimate, then I ask second one... He flat out refused to even give me an estimate simply because I asked another before him...