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Business Reforms in Haiti

= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. Negative =  Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB2017

Trading across Borders: Haiti made trading across borders easier by improving port infrastructure and improving the SYDONIA electronic data interchange system by allowing the submission of supporting documents online.

DB2012

Dealing with Construction Permits: Haiti made dealing with construction permits costlier by increasing the fees to obtain a building permit.

DB2011

Starting a Business: Haiti eased business start-up by eliminating the review by the president’s or the prime minister’s office of the incorporation act submitted for publication.

DB2010

Getting Credit: Haiti strengthened its secured transactions system through a new law broadening the range of assets that can be used as collateral, allowing future and after-acquired property to be used as collateral and automatically extending security interests to the products, proceeds and replacements of the original asset.

Trading across Borders: Haiti speeded up the clearance of goods through customs by implementing the ASYCUDA system and introducing 24-hour operations at the port.

DB2009

Trading across Borders: Haiti reduced the time for exporting by implementing a risk-based inspection system.

DB2008

Registering Property: Haiti made registering property simpler by streamlining the process at the tax authority.