Atracción de Inversión Extranjera Directa a Haití
- Martes, 13 de septiembre 2011 11:28
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haití (defend.ht) - "La misión del Consejo Asesor Presidencial para el Desarrollo Económico e Inversiones es asesorar al Jefe del Estado en la política pública capaz de atraer inversiones en el país y proyectar una imagen positiva de Haití con el resto del mundo. "
The statement clarified in an interview with PanelMagik, by the entrepreneur Laurent Lamothe, co-chair the new board with former U.S. President William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton.
To believe the words of the Special Adviser to the President, this new structure, the first of its kind in the administration of the Haitian state will especially take care to advise the president "but the implementation of proposed policies will be ensured by Haitians themselves through the various government bodies." "The greatest need of the Haitian people is none other than job creation" recognizes Laurent Lamothe.
Aware of the capitalization of the private sector in Haiti after the disaster of January 12, 2010, the board was recommended to meet the Haitian economy with a massive influx of foreign capital.
"Haiti needs not only humanitarian [aid], but also the installation throughout the national territory of new foreign companies in different sectors to create sustainable development in society" hammered the presidential adviser, making apparent the country's wealth in terms of economic opportunities.
"The Board, newly established, contains some of the most skilled in their fields of activity and best known around the world to counteract the negative information disseminated on the country," noted the contractor, a member of the administration board of the IHRC. He said the world must begin to discover that Haiti is not only a country of cholera and socio-political turmoil.
This promotional work and consultation will be provided by a team of 25 members. This is, indeed, leading figures of the five continents as the Nobel Peace, Muhammad Yunus, and businessmen such as Dennis O'Brien of Digicel, former presidents such as Alvaro Uribe and Bill Clinton and persons of high marks as the internationally renowned Haitian star Wyclef Jean.
"In this team, we have a gallery of businessmen ready to show the world their rich experiences in Haiti," he added, optimistically, the CEO of Global Voice Group, which means the Presidential Council will easy find solutions to problems complex in the country.
"What we seek is to direct private investment, but to achieve this goal, we must offer an incentive regulatory framework for potential investors to start their businesses smoothly. But Haiti, because of its many legal and administrative procedures and legal in the legalization of companies, is ranked 162nd in the position of 183 countries for ease of doing business."
"We must move thirteen different steps to start a business in the country when he does than eight in Santo Domingo and six in Jamaica," said Laurent Lamothe, eager to place an environment more conducive to investment through this new presidential council.
"Haiti has a lot to offer the world, including its labor relatively cheap, underused beaches and thirst of its people to work." "With the slowdown in the global economy, it is Strategic now attracting private investment in the country" supports Laurent Lamothe that focuses on their multiplier effect in the economy to satisfy all segments of the Haitian people.
"Take the example of Digicel and its acts as two private companies that have made significant financial risks: they have invested millions of dollars in Haiti and now these companies operate on the market and the population benefits of their products, their services as well as their opportunities of direct and indirect jobs" said the presidential adviser not only to illustrate the benefits of recent foreign direct investment in Haiti but also to demonstrate the merits of including benefits of economic operators on the Haitian market valued at over ten million.
The Presidential Advisory Council for Economic Development and Investment was officially launched for a term of five years in Haiti September 8, 2011 at the National Palace. But according to information provided by Laurent Lamothe, the global launch of the council is announced for September 21 at the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York.
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Fuente: Le Nouvelliste