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Licenses now required for iron, cement and steel importers

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 

Onz Chery

Onz Chery

A City College of New York graduate, Onz Chery covers politics, health, crime and other topics for The Haitian Times. He previously wrote for Elite Sports New York and the Cosmopolitan Soccer League. Chery can be contacted by email at [email protected] or on twitter @onz_11.
Onz Chery
Sep. 11, 2020

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