Imports in Haiti
Haiti - Imports (percent change)The economy remains in the doldrums heading into the final quarter of the year. Compounding the uncertainty arising from President Moïse’s assassination on 7 July came an earthquake on 14 August. A subsequent storm and widespread gang violence have since hindered rescue and recovery efforts. Moreover, the political crisis has worsened in recent weeks. In mid-September, Prime Minister Ariel Henry fired the justice minister and the chief public prosecutor, following the latter’s request that the PM be charged with involvement in the president’s assassination. Later in the month, Henry delayed elections and a referendum to modify the constitution—which could grant the presidency greater power—until next year. Amid the ongoing economic calamity and a large revenue shortfall, the government recently slashed its spending projections in an amended FY 2021 budget.
Haiti - Imports (%) Data
|Imports (annual variation in %)||-5.9||-7.7||13.7||23.9||-|
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|Exchange Rate||87.66||-1.13 %||Jan 01|
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