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Export as agile as possible?: The experience of Dofleini Software, the first official Cuban MSME

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When in 2021 Dofleini Software became the first official Cuban MSME, its managers had the expectation of increasing the exports that they began under the umbrella of self-employment. Today, although every month they report sales and have accessed the Canadian, English, Spanish markets and “sometimes someone else joins in”, the aim is to make the process “as agile as possible”, without unnecessary mediators. This project, which offers the “specialized software development service in different areas”.

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Announcement of new measures for Foreign Trade and internal wholesale and retail trade

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Betsy Díaz Velázquez, Minister of Domestic Trade, and Ana Teresita González Fraga, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, appeared this Monday at the Round Table to report on new economic measures that are part of those announced by Deputy Prime Minister Alejandro Gil in the recent session of the National Assembly of People’s Power. At the beginning of the television space, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Ana Teresita González Fraga, stressed that the announced measures.

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Cuba and Russia reiterate mutual interest in cooperation

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The need to globalize solidarity and international cooperation were emphasized yesterday, during the 18th meeting of the Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for economic-commercial and scientific-technical collaboration, which concludes today, and is headed by co-chairs Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, deputy prime minister of the Republic of Cuba, and Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, vice president of the Russian Federation’s government.

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Cuba and Venezuela sign bilateral agricultural agreement

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The accord was signed during the 21st session of the intergovernmental commission in charge of the Cuba-Venezuela Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement, chaired by Cuban Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz and the Bolivarian Republic’s Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez Gómez, who reviewed the challenges facing collaboration in 2021 and progress made on current projects, marked by an adverse political situation and the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Fihav shows that Cuba is not alone despite the blockade

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For over three decades now, the Havana International Trade Fair has provided fertile ground for developing commercial ties and exploring new markets. Confirmed to attend the latest edition, opening next week, are companies from more than 60 nations.

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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.

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Billion peso investment in Cuban energy and mines

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Speaking to the press, the official from the Ministry of Energy and Mines noted that investments in 2015 amounted to around one billion pesos, representing 94.9% fulfillment of the scheduled plan. He described 2015 as a good year for activities in the sector, which saw key industries achieve high levels of production.

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U.S. blockade sees British Cuba Solidarity Campaign bank accounts close

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THERE are many examples of the extraterritorial character of the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for over half a century. The cases range from multi-million dollar fines against banks or companies for doing business with Cuba, to the refusal to provide services to persons or entities that have some link with the island.

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Raúl receives Federal President of Austria

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During the friendly encounter, the two leaders discussed the positive state of bilateral relations, celebrating their 70th anniversary this year, and their desire to gradually strengthen trade, economic and cooperation ties. They also addressed topics of mutual interest on the international agenda.