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Ministry of Economy and Planning approved 96 new economic actors


The Ministry of Economy and Planning (MEP) today approved 96 applications for the creation of micro, small and medium-sized private companies. With this decision, a total of 4,955 economic actors have been approved since the process began in September 2021. Of these, 4,846 are private MSMEs, 51 state MSMEs, and 58 non-agricultural cooperatives. By origin, 53% are reconversions of pre-existing businesses and 47% correspond to new ventures.

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Developing productive chains, replacing imports and promoting collaboration


At the end of 2020, the Ministry of Construction (Micon) had five approved projects that directly substitute imports, overseen by its Local Production of Materials department. Among the productions of these projects are approximately 1,000 tons of base for ecological paint, 900,000 liters of Pinturas Corona, 300,000 plugs, 20,000 switches, 280,000 sockets, 170,000 LED-lamp bases and 285,000 plumbing fixtures.

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Díaz-Canel: “In difficult times, think differently”

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This approach was emphasized during a review of the national housing program, by the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who insisted forcefully on the need to transform current mechanisms to address delays, such as the delivery of cement to provinces, fundamentally to sales outlets affiliated with the Ministry of Domestic Commerce (Mincin), allowing the population greater access to construction materials, while at the same time contributing to the economy with increased retail sales.

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Cuba advances in housing construction

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Current difficulties, aggravated by the tightening of the U.S. blockade and limited material resources, have not prevented Cuba from completing construction of more than 24,500 homes through August this year, 75% of the plan set for the year, as President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez confirmed in a working meeting with authorities from different provinces and directors of this program, according to the Presidency’s website.

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International Fair Analyzes Innovations for Work Designs in Cuba

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A new day of business exchanges and exhibitions will characterize today the International Construction Fair in Cuba, FECONS 2018, where, among other issues, innovative design solutions will be addressed. The biannual meeting involves 26 countries, including Spain, Italy and Cuba, as most represented countries and others such as Hungary, Brazil, Panama, Mexico, which will interact with the 124 companies attending the PABEXPO exhibition site until April 6.

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Repairs to the Fructuoso Rodríguez Orthopedic Teaching Hospital

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The Fructuoso Rodríguez Orthopedic Teaching Hospital, the first of its kind in Cuba, is currently undergoing an ambitious repair and maintenance program, which includes the entire physical plant and the patrimonial values of the center.

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Industrial production and development discussed

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Details on the implementation of Ministry of Industry policies, progress on projects underway, and investments projected were presented to the National Assembly of People’s Power prior to the 8th Legislature’s 7th Period of Ordinary Sessions.