23 Dominican products no longer be imported to Haiti by road

The Haitian government has decided to put restrictions on some Dominican products. In another word, for the sake of better control of its border, Haiti´s Economy and Finance Ministry just submitted a lost of Dominican products that can only arrive in Haiti by either sea or air.


The ban which took effect on Wednesday (9/16/15) includes the following products: wheat flour, cooking oil, soap, detergent, foam packaging, water, pasta, household utensils ( plastics), cookies, bodywork products, butter, shortening, powder juice, soft drinks, beer, snacks, milled corn. Also cement, auto paint, rebar for construction, , PVC pipes, , mattresses and heavy construction equipment (even rentals).

The Ministry warned the public that in case of violation of this new regulation, these named products will be confiscated by the General Administration of Customs.

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