Haiti: The Negative Impact Of Globalization In Haiti

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Globalization is when the markets of different countries merge into an international level and as a result become borderless. Globalization allows rich and poor countries to have access to goods and services not available locally or produced domestically. Countries around the globe can have access to other markets; they can trade all kind of goods, raw materials and can be introduced to services that are new or nonexistent to their territory. My country Haiti being part of the undeveloped countries is very exposed to globalization and international trends. Located in the Caribbean, Haiti tends to get influenced by the trends of the countries such as USA, Canada Republic Dominican, China and others. According to Economywatch (2010) more than 75% of Haiti’s goods, raw foods (rice, beans and vegetable oils) for consummation, machinery, fuel and transport equipment are imported. The United States being the number one country from which Haiti’s importation and trades come from then follows Dominican Republic and China. From a political view we can note that globalization had had a negative impact as…show more content…
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