The country of Haiti is not an economic power. As a matter of fact, the Caribbean country of Haiti is right at the bottom. It is considered to be the poorest country in the region. The population is is very disadvantaged.
The main economic function is agriculture. more than one third of the population survive in it. However the agriculture has been affected by widespread deforestation that made the environment more vulnerable to natural disasters
Other problems affecting the economy of Haiti include inflation, lack of investment and severe trade deficits with the Dominican Republic. The government of Haiti has relied on the international community in economic assistance to support may of its projects