Haiti

Trading Across Borders in

Haiti

Below is a detailed summary of the time and cost associated with the logistical process of exporting and importing goods. Under the new methodology introduced this year, Doing Business measures the time and cost (excluding tariffs) associated with three sets of procedures—documentary compliance, border compliance and domestic transport—within the overall process of exporting or importing a shipment of goods. In addition, the list of documents needed to trade internationally is provided below.

This information was collected as part of the Doing Business project, which measures and compares regulations relevant to the life cycle of a small- to medium-sized domestic business in 189 economies. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2015.

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Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 61 :  Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner United States United States
Border Port-au-Prince port Port-au-Prince port
Distance (km) 8 8
Domestic transport time (hours) 1 1
Domestic transport cost (USD) 220 265
Domestic transport speed (km/hour) 9.1 8.0
Domestic transport cost per distance (USD/km) 27.5 33.1
Export documents
Bill of lading
Certificate of origin
Commercial invoice
Export authorization
Export declaration
Packing list
Quitus
Import documents
Bill of lading
Certificate of origin
Commercial invoice
Import declaration
Packing list
Quitus
SGS Attestation of Verification
SGS Pre-Import Declaration

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