Haiti - Trade Profile [UWI's Shridath Ramphal Centre]

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Haiti - Trade Profile [UWI's Shridath Ramphal Centre]

  1. 1. Population: 10 million HAITI Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles) MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 GDP ($US, billions) 23.7 24.6 22.3 20.2 21.6 33.6 35.3 41.0 45.6 46.7 50.1 GDP (% change) 5.7 1.8 5.8 -0.3 1.3 9.3 10.7 8.5 5.3 3.5 3.5 GDP per capita ($US) 2,982 3,053 2,728 2,437 2,568 3,934 4,081 4,668 5,117 5,176 5,464Current account balance ($US, billions) -1.01 -0.74 -0.71 1.03 1.04 -0.47 -1.28 -2.17 -4.51 -2.34 -3.06 Current account balance (% of GDP) -4.3 -3.0 -3.2 5.1 4.8 -1.4 -3.6 -5.3 -9.9 -5.0 -6.1 Inflation (% change) 7.7 8.9 5.2 27.5 51.5 4.2 7.6 6.1 10.6 1.5 6.5 Unemployment+ (%) - - - - - - - - - - - GDP (% change) Inflation (% change) GDP Current account balance 7.00 26 6.00 21 5.00 16 4.00 $US Billions% 11 3.00 6 2.00 1 1.00 -4 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 0.00 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 -9 -1.00 Source: IMF World Economic Outlook April 2010+ Source: The World Bank - http://databank.worldbank.org*Numbers in italics represent estimates
  2. 2. Population: 10 million HAITI Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles) MAIN TRADE INDICATORS – GOODS 2005 2006 2007 2008 Trade Balance ($US thousands) -701,318 -1,261,525 -1,215,666 -1,664,673 Total Exported Value ($US thousands) 525,069 641,639 672,730 657,304 Total Imported Value ($US thousands) 1,226,387 1,903,164 1,888,396 2,321,977 Top 10 Markets by % of Total Exported Value (2009) Top 10 Markets by % of Total Imported Value (2009) United States of America 87% United States of America 38% Canada 3% Dominican Republic 31% Mexico 2% China 7% Dominican Republic 2% Colombia 3% France 1% Japan 2% United Kingdom 1% Malaysia 2% Belgium 1% France 2% Germany 1% Canada 2% Chinese Taipei 1% Brazil 2% China 0.4% Mexico 1% Edible fruit, Top 5 Exports by % of Total Exported Value (2008) Essential oils, Top 5 Imports by % of Total Imported Value (2008) Vehicles nuts, peel of perfumes, other thancitrus, melons, cosmetics, railway, 2% toileteries, 3% tramway, 6% Iron and Animal,vegetabl steel, 7% Cereals, e fats and oils, Articles of 6% 13% apparel (not knit or crochet), 18% Articles of Cotton, apparel (knit or 10% crochet), 60% Commodities not elsewhere specified, 11% Source: International Trade Centre – www.trademap.org
  3. 3. Population: 10 million HAITI Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles) MAIN TRADE INDICATORS – SERVICES 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Trade Balance ($US thousands) -209,950 -398,910 -399,430 -416,650 -326,739Total Exported Value ($US thousands) 141,600 145,460 193,930 257,110 204,318Total Imported Value ($US thousands) 351,550 544,370 593,360 673,760 531,057 Top Imports by % of Total Imported Value (2007) Top Exports by % of Total Exported Value (2007) Transportation 59% Travel 75% Other business services 27% Travel 8% Government services 21% Government services 3% Communications services 2% Financial services 1% Communications services 4% Royalties and license fees 0.1% Source: International Trade Centre – www.trademap.org

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