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Cabrisas presides 15th Session of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission

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The 15th Session of the Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Cooperation between the Republic of Cuba and the Russian Federation was held in Moscow on September 21, presided by Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, a vice president of the Council of Ministers, and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin. In the context of this important event,

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More and better trade partners

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During the inauguration of the 34th Havana International Trade Fair (Fihav 2016), Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca emphasized the need for Cuba to find more serious, capable and committed economic partners.

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Cuba, Commerce, International Fair of Havana, business, politics

feria Habana medicuba

The third day of Havana’s International Trade Fair featured the announcement of options for integrated exports of products and services in the healthcare and sustainable food processing sectors. Given the leadership role of these in the national economy, and the potential for their development, these projects are meant to make Cuba’s best available around the world, according to Lietsa Peña, exports director for the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investment.

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ETECSA and U.S. firm Sprint sign first direct roaming agreement

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One of the key moments of the first day of the 33rd Havana International Trade Fair, Fihav 2015, was the signing of the first agreement between the Telecommunications Company of Cuba (ETECSA) and Sprint Communications Company LP., of the United States, to provide customers of this U.S. company with the possibility of making and receiving calls and text messages and transmitting data, when using their cell phones in Cuba.

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Promoting bilateral trade

South Africa trade

Yesterday, October 22, the Vice President of South Africa, Cyril Ra­maphosa, stated that no other country has contributed more to Africa than Cuba, and highlighted the solid foundations on which relations between Havana and Pretoria have been constructed.

Ramaphosa who arrived on the island October 22, on an official visit to the country, inaugurated the Cuba-South Africa business forum.

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Commerce and Credit Bank supports self-employed workers

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Cuba’s Commerce and Credit Bank(Bandec) has provided the greatest amount of financing for self-employed workers since the adoption of Cuba’s new credit policy in 2011, with more than 30 million pesos granted in the form of loans. However, beneficiaries represent barley 5% of the close to half a million self employed workers registered in the country, reported Idayvis Pernas, representative of Bandec’sbusiness department to AIN.