US Must Ease Customs Regulations for Haiti - Think Tank

    The Center for Global Development has called for the U.S.’s long-term commitment to quake-ravaged Haiti through amending customs procedures that hamper Haitian exportation into the United States. In a Feb. 5 post, the center’s Kimberly Ann Elliot cited Africa’s duty-free apparel exportation to the U.S., which does not require garments to include U.S.-made materials, unlike what American customs laws ask of Haitian garment exporters.  

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