Haiti Economy

Haiti Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Haitian economy already experienced a 1.7% drop in 2019 and 3.5% in 2020 due to the pandemic. The service sector accounts for 57% of GDP, agriculture and fishing for 22% and industry for 20%. Political and institutional instability in […]

Haiti History

Haiti History

In the first half of the 17th century. French buccaneers settled in the western part of Hispaniola, then belonging to Spain, thus giving rise to the colony of Saint-Domingue, also known by the indigenous name of Haiti. The colony, officially recognized by Paris in 1661 and by Madrid in 1697, met in the 18th century. […]

Haiti History

Haiti History

Republic of Haiti. Country of the Caribbean, located in the western part of the island the Spanish limits, with Dominican Republic. It is also made up of the Isla de la Gonâve, Isla de la Tortuga, the archipelago of the Cayemites Islands and the Isla de Vaches, as well as other islets located in territorial waters. It has an area of 27,750 km² and a […]