A Chinese credit line will allow the setting up of a multi-purpose port terminal in eastern Santiago de Cuba, the second major city in Cuba at 850 kilometers from the capital Havana.
Workers from the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos SA (ICT by its Spanish acronym) maintained a high productive efficiency in the first seven months of the year, which allowed them to break the historical rolled and packaged figures.
World Trade Organization´s general director Roberto Azevedo welcomed the process underway in Cuba to find its own ways and means towards its larger presence in world economy and trade.
The Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba confirmed the island's attendance to the Milan 2015 Exhibition, to be held next year from May 1st through October 31 in that Italian city.
In tune with the need to strengthen the performance of farmer cooperatives towards higher results, the National Small Farmer Association replaced or released 632 cooperative presidents from their posts.
Last year 62 kilometers of railways were repaired in the provinces of Cienfuegos, Sancti Spiritus and Villa Clara, improving the trains circulation and the security of passengers in central Cuba.
In an effort to expand the presence of Cuban products and services at the world market, the Cuban Chamber of Commerce will promote the participation of local entrepreneurs at several international events in 2013.
Honey production in central Camaguey province grew for the fourth consecutive year, and already matched output levels from 1991, spurred by the increase of prices the government pays beekeepers.