Official Name: The Republic of Haiti
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republique d'Haiti; Repiblik d' Ayiti
ISO Country Codes: HT : HTI
Internet Domain: .ht
Government Web Site: https://www.primature.gouv.ht/
Capital: Port-au-Prince Main Airports: Toussaint Louverture International Airport
Language(s): French;Creole Population: 11,198,240
Currency: Haitian Gourde ISO Currency Code: HTG
Telephone Dial In: +509 ID Prefix: 00

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Government Website: https://www.primature.gouv.ht/
Central Bank: Banque de la République d'Haïti
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 65.21 gourdes (HTG) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 40.6% (2010 est.)
Population below poverty line: 58.5% (2012 est.)
Inflation Rate: 14.7% (2017 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 14.10% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $8.608 billion (2017 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,905 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Haitian Gourde
Currency Code: HTG
World Bank Classification: Low Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 21.5% coffee, mangoes, cocoa, sugarcane, rice, corn, sorghum; wood, vetiver
Industry: 20.3% textiles, sugar refining, flour milling, cement, light assembly using imported parts
Services: 58.2%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Stock & Securities Exchange: Haiti Stock Market ;

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? EU

Business Language(s): French
Development Bank(s): Caribbean Development Bank; Inter-American Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 138/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 170/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 179/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ;


$3.618 billion (2017 est.)

Main Imports:

food, manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, fuels, raw materials


$0.980 billion (2017 est.)

Main Exports:

apparel, manufactures, oils, cocoa, mangoes, coffee

Top Export Partners:

US 85.7%

Top Import Partners:

Dominican Republic 35.4%

US 24.6%

Netherlands Antilles 9.5%

China 9.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook


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