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Cuban device for diagnosis and training of pitchers

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Cuban baseball will soon benefit with the introduction of a machine for the diagnosis and training of pitchers designed at the University of Holguin. A prototype is currently under construction, with a view toward subsequent industrial production.

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A distillery completes a productive cycle in the sugar industry

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The reactivation of the Alficsa Plus S.A. distillery has already begun to bear fruit in Cienfuegos, with the first production of fine alcohols for Cuba and the world. The distillery – operated by a joint company with capital contributed by the AzCuba state enterprise group and a Spanish firm, and linked to the Antonio Sánchez sugar mill in the municipality of Aguada de Pasajeros – has successfully concluded its start-up period and initiated the production process.

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Cienfuegos NPK: The country’s newest industrial gem

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The Industrial Zone of Cienfuegos is a specialized belt, where several plants of strategic importance to national economic development are concentrated, including several which are the only ones of their type in Cuba. Among these is a true gem: the NPK Nitrogen Fertilizer factory.

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Using waste from rice processing to generate energy

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Cuban experts, with advice from India, have set up a plant that will allow the use of rice husks to generate electricity. The work is being carried out at the Enrique Troncoso mill, the largest in the province, affiliated with the Los Palacios Agroindustrial Enterprise, where this new technology will make it possible to save more than 200 tons of diesel a year.

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Produce more, and better

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The importance of applying science and technology in national industry investments, to allow for progress toward a sustainable, prosperous society, was reaffirmed during President Díaz-Canel’s policy implementation review meetings.

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Modern ecological cement plant begins production

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The first low carbon cement plant (LC3) of its kind in the world, began operations at Las Villas Marta Abreu Central University, with Comandante de la Revolución Ramiro Valdés Menéndez on hand, a Political Bureau member and vice president of the Councils of State and Ministers.

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Seeking initiatives to boost the economy

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The Council of Ministers, headed by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, began a government visit to the province of Holguín on Wednesday.

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Working toward more Cuban products in the tourism sector

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The recently concluded International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2018) marked record participation (3,000 participants from 62 nations). Through May 18, Cuba had received two million international visitors this year. The figures are promising, but they are no accident. Making Cuba an attractive, safe, and comfortable destination for its visitors, and ensuring a profitable tourism sector that in turn contributes to the development of the country, entails joint efforts.

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Strengthening national industries

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Work toward substituting imports by strengthening the role of national industries within the domestic market will be the focus of the Fifth National Trade Fair, open to all sectors of the economy and taking place May 7-23 at Havana’s Expocuba fairgrounds. In this sense, first deputy minister of Economy and Planning, René Hernández Castellanos noted that it is vital to fully exploit the potential of Cuban industry in order to meet the increasing demands of the economy.

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Minister Assures a New Era in Vietnam-Cuba Trade After Trong’s Visit

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The visit to Cuba of the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, opens a new chapter in our trade and cooperation relations, assured today here the Minister of Industry and Trade, Tran Tuan Anh. One of the most important results was reaching a consensus between this portfolio and that of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment of Cuba.