Interested in diversifying trade, entrepreneurs of Cuba and Belgium will seek on August 27 in this capital new business opportunities in key sectors such as construction, telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.
The Ministry of Food Industry established maximum catch quotas for spiny lobster to authorized boats and companies, with the obligation to stop fishing after meeting their plans.
The whole process of the production of the Cuban International Tobacco (ICT-S.A.) is certified by the quality control system, according to the NC-ISO 9001-2008 and endorsed by the National Normalization Office and International Quality Sales Bureau.
The State Department of the United States ratified through its official account on the social network Twitter -@USAenEspanol- that the fact that U.S. citizens can freely travel to Cuba as tourists will depend on the U.S. Congress.
Despite the fulfillment of its production plans, Holguin's nickel industry is going through a bad time this year, due to the considerable fall in the price of this product in the international market.
Earthworks, drilling and other preparations on the site occupied by the International Hotel, in this resort town, are undertaken these days before demolishing the old structure at the end of the year and start construction of the new one with 924 rooms.
The opening of two places for Internet browsing via wireless or Wi-Fi in this city, and the reduction of the hourly rate of 4.50 to 2 convertible pesos (CUC), has gained acceptance among the people of Camaguey.
Cuba´s Banco Internacional de Comercio (BICSA) and the US Stonegate, based in Florida, signed an accord to set up a correspondent account, banking authorities confirmed in Havana.
Cuban Foreign Trade and Investment minister Rodrigo Malmierca stressed this week in Paris the potential of Cuba and France to further develop bilateral economic relations.
With the aim of strengthening links and establish a practical and effective mechanism for political consultations between foreign ministries, Cuba and the Federal Republic of Germany signed on Thursday in this capital the Joint Declaration on Cooperation between the two governments and a memorandum of understanding.
Cuban Economy minister Marino Murillo confirmed on Thursday that the country´s Gross Domestic Product grew 4.7 percent in the first half of 2015.
Total expenses out of the 2014 Cuban Budget reached 49 billion 33 million pesos (similar to dollars at official Exchange rate) standing for 98 percent of what was planned.
Tourist resorts in Cuba collected over 147 million Cuban convertible pesos (very close to same amount in US dollars), particularly in accommodation, catering and transportation services, spent by domestic tourists.
The debates in the 10 standing working committees of the National Assembly of the People's Power that started on Saturday in this capital and will continue until Monday are aimed at strengthening the economy, services and attention to the people.
The construction of seven new wind farms with direct foreign investment is considered in a program of medium-term development for the better use of renewable energy sources in Cuba.