Current Account in Haiti

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Haiti - Current Account

In the second half of the year, the economy will be suffering heavy damage from ongoing social unrest, which is occurring against a backdrop of fuel shortages and elevated inflation. Business and consumer sentiment are being severely hampered, while humanitarian aid has been disrupted due to road blockages and insecurity. This comes after the economy contracted slightly in Q2 on lower agricultural, mining and manufacturing output. In November, the IMF concluded a staff visit, and urged the government to take necessary steps to restore macroeconomic stability, publish a 2020 budget framework and tackle corruption. The Fund also stated that a financial support package announced in March this year had been shelved; any chance of securing IMF funding ahead will depend on a credible economic reform program.

Haiti - Current Account Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Current Account (% of GDP)-15.6  -15.2  -8.9  -5.8  -7.6  

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Haiti Current Account Chart

Haiti Current Account
Note: Current account balance as % of GDP.
Source: Haiti Central Bank and FocusEconomics calculations.

Haiti Facts

Exchange Rate87.66-1.13 %Jan 01

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