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.
Two million tourists have visited Cuba from January first till July 10th, according to a press release by the Ministry of Tourism published today in the daily Granma.
The Cuban province of Santiago de Cuba is getting ready for the coming coffee harvest with the goal of surpassing the 2,850 ton mark achieved this year.
Cuba and the Ivory Coast will identify opportunities to expand their commercial exchanges, when Charles Koffi Diby, Minister of State and Foreign Affairs of the African nation, visits the island next week.
The National Standardization Office (ONN by its Spanish acronym) announced the creation of a working group for the promotion of quality management in the non-state sector and for small format entities in Cuba.
At the end of the first half of this year, ranchers in Villa Clara have 158 collection points of milk, equipped with high-tech refrigerators, as part of the modernization program of this work in Cuba.
Workers in the port of Nuevitas, north of this city, report high efficiency indicators in the current year, especially for the early release in the downloading of vessels through which they have achieved an average of 1.3 days in advance.
Representatives of the associations of Cuba Sugar Technicians (ATAC by its Spanish acronym) and its Mexican counterpart (ATAM by its Spanish acronym) will assess, in this capital, alternatives to increase yields and reduce costs in the cultivation of sugarcane in the two countries.