UN envoy says Haiti ‘not yet’ open for business

…Fisher cited the bidding process for contracts, not enough transparency to ensure healthy competition and concerns about an independent justice system as reasons for outsiders to hesitate in doing business in Haiti.

 He also said Martelly has identified areas that require reform but that those efforts are only in process.

 Haiti’s economy has not improved as many had hoped. The gross national product grew about 2.5 percent last year, compared to a projected 8 percent, Fisher said.

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