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Mr. Karl Jean-Louis, head of Investment Facilitation Center (CFI)

As the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, Haiti has been scrambling to recover from 2010's earthquake. Many sectors need investment, among them agriculture, energy, housing, and tourism. The need for investment dollars is great and the Investment Facilitation Center (CFI) a vital component to repairing the infrastructure and improving the economy.

CFI's aim is to cultivate relationships with private investors and drive them to developing investment opportunities throughout the island. Working with the local Chambers of Commerce, CFI will collaborate with investors to develop initiatives for local projects with significant growth potential.

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Office of Investment Facilitation Center (CFI) in Cap Haitien

Haiti's speedy and successful introduction to the world market is dependent on the investments the country acquires both locally and internationally from the different sectors. To make sure that the country is being able to attract more and more investments in so as to develop economically, the government Center for Investment Facilitation (CFI) that promotes and facilitates private investments to the country.

With the proclamation of CFI's former director Laurent Lamothe as Hawaii's new Prime Minister earlier this year, Mr. Karl Jean-Louis was since given the task to head the responsibilities of the autonomous body. The CFI is the union of the public and private sectors in further developing Haiti in terms of its economy through investment opportunities. This is for the Haiti's government and its departments to gain support in the different projects that aim for the development and welfare of the country and its citizens. With its slogan to the rest of the world, "Haiti is now open for business". The CFI has been said to be able to have helped establish more than a hundred companies and have provided about 60,000 jobs through the years.

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Mr. Karl Jean-Louis, Head of the Investment Facilitation Center (CFI)

Haiti is a country of hidden treasures, and recently of smart investment opportunities. This is what the country's Investment Facilitation Center has been promoting for the past six years since its creation in the year 2006. The autonomous institution encourages the private sector both inside and outside Haiti in investing on Haiti and assisting the country's government in its projects. To date, CFI has already been able to help more than a hundred companies in successfully establishing themselves in Haiti, which are valued to be around 900 million U.S. dollars. It boasts its advantage as the perfect investment opportunity in the Caribbean because investors are in turn fully supported by the government.

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