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7957: Re: Import tariff hypocrisy (fwd)

From: drgill <drgill@clas.net>

Charles Arthur wrote:

Does anybody else see the hypocrisy of the IMF, World Bank, and USAID
forcing Haiti to abondon its own import tariffs in the name of free trade?

******a larger question looms:  how will Haiti overcome the loss of customs
fees and such tariffs, since they  have  played such a key role in Haiti's
budget for so long?  removing such tariffs and fees is not rational, unless
a viable alternative is found...........i doubt an alternative is currently

Mark Gill