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The World Bank has published its most recent Doing Business 2015 study for over 200 economies in the world ranking them by such factors as ease of Starting a Business, Dealing with Construction permits, Getting Electricity, Enforcing Contracts, Getting Credit, Registering Property, Protecting Minori...
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Haiti retains the 177th position out of 189 studied economies in the “Doing Business 2014” report elaborated by the World Bank. Best in the region by position are: Puerto Rico (US) - 40th; Mexico - 53rd; Jamaica - 94th; Guyana - 115th, and Dominican Republic - 117th.   Haiti lost ...
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The World Bank has approved a $20 million grant for the "Business Development and Investment Project" that aims to foster economy-wide business environment reforms, in order to spur local and foreign private investment and job creation in light manufacturing, apparel, tourism and agribusiness, among...
Haiti Reconstruction Fund and The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will fund a $3 million technical cooperation project to help the government of Haiti test different renewable energy solutions with the goal of expanding rural electrification.   Haiti has the lowest level of electrificat...
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, April 22, 2013 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is training 19 bankers in Haiti to help them improve their trade finance operations, reduce risks and better serve small and medium enterprises, which are the backbone of Haiti’s economy. Through its advisory...
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Haiti lost one position and now occupies the 174th position out of 185 total studied economies in the new Doing Business 2013 report released by the World Bank. Neighboring Dominican Republic holds the 116th position. The top 7 economies with the most business-friendly regulations are Singapore, Hon...
On September 27, 2012, the World Bank Board of Directors endorsed a new two-year strategy for Haiti. It's 2013/2014 strategy includes to:   - Reduce the vulnerability of Haiti’s population to natural disasters- Provide cholera prevention education for over 1.5 million people and over 60...