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Haiti's textile workers protest for 1.000 gourdes daily minimum wage

Posted by Lenouvelliste on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, In : Manufacturing 
Workers from the textile sector took the streets of the capital on Tuesday for a second consecutive day of mobilization. The protesters marched on the road to the airport, surveying part of Delmas to head to the seat of Parliament. According to Télémaque Pierre, spokesman for "Platfòm sendika izin tekstil-Batay Ouvriye" (Plasit-Bo), through this demonstration, the workers demand an adjustment of the minimum wage to 1000 gourdes. In addition, he says, the protesters also demand the reinstat...

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Handxom

Posted by hougansydney.com on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, In : Manufacturing 

Handxom

The Ministry of Commerce and industries signed accords with the representative of the anonymous Chinese enterprise Handxom, specializing in the manufacture of tablets and cell phones, for the construction of a free industrial zone of assembly for U$ 13 millions, in the commune of Ferrier. The company is expected to increase its investment in the assembly factory by U$3 million annually. Some 13.000 direct employments will be created by this project. 
The representative of the Chinese en...


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Heineken

Posted by hougansydney.com on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, In : Manufacturing 


Heineken will be investing more than $40 million in the coming years, starting in 2014, to upgrade and expand the Brasserie Nationale d'Haiti (BRANA), the brewer located in Port-au-Prince. Heineken raised its stake in the company from 22.5 percent to 95 percent. As of 2013 Heineken employs 1200 people. By 2018, more than 18.000 farmers will be able to produce 20 % sorghum, known in Haiti as (Pitimi) of the brewed products and 40% of the packaging materials for the company. Keep in mind that H...

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Caracol Industrial Park

Posted by hougansydney.com on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, In : Manufacturing 

The Caracol Industrial Park is a $300 million project built on a 617-acre  site in the North-West Department of Haiti, in collaboration of the Haitian Government, the US State Department and the Inter-American Development Bank.  The giant park, which includes a water-treatment plant, a worker housing not far from the facility and a 10 mega-watt power, plant will create 65.000 direct employment and will be responsible for an estimated 20.000 indirect jobs. The industrial park officially opened...


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