Haiti – Trade : Minister Day, visited a site in Ouanaminthe
Friday, May 14, 2021, Louis Gonzague Edner Day, the Minister ai of the Interior and Territorial Communities, carried out an inspection visit of the redevelopment site of the Binational Market in Ouanaminthe accompanied of the Representatives of the European Union, the Embassy of France, the Embassy of Switzerland, for the main donors, as well as local authorities and notables of Ouanaminthe.
According to Minister Day, the reactivation of this binational Ouanaminthe-Dajabón market will help revitalize trade and economic exchanges between the inhabitants of this border region. For the Minister, it is important to accelerate the process of putting the Market back into service, in order to reduce smuggling at this level of the border, by allowing regular supplies to local households like Malpasse / Jimani, Belladère / Elías Piñas and Anse-à-Pitres / Pedernales.
In addition to assessing the progress of the market redevelopment work, Minister Day wanted to inquire about the various disputes noted at this level of the border, in order to provide immediate solutions on the Haitian side, which will be beneficial to merchants and consumers on both sides of the border.