Haiti’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry Director Jonas Coffy. Photo credit: Gazette Haiti

Jonas Coffy, the head of Haiti’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said starting Oct. 1, businesses that import iron, cement and steel must have an importation license.

To fill the license, importers will need a note from the Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications, an invoice and the address of the exporter, among other requirements.

If the importers fail to get their license, their product will get confiscated. Coffy also said that the products must be transported through the waterways. Continue reading 

Email me at onz@haitiantimes.com
Onz Chery is a Haiti correspondent for The Haitian Times. Chery started his journalism career as a City College of New York student with The Campus. He later wrote for First Touch, local soccer leagues in New York and Elite Sports New York before joining The Haitian Times in 2019.

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