Category Archives: #trade

Flashes – #Habanos celebrates 500th Anniversary of #Havana – Via @Habanos_Oficial / @500_habana

The capital of Cuba, founded on November 16th, 1519, is celebrating half a millennium. Habanos is symbol of tradition and exclusivity. It’s history is closely linked to the city that lent its name, Havana.

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Despite the #US blockade: “In #Cuba the Industry 4.0 is coming soon”

Since 1959, employment and the right to work have been guaranteed in Cuba, codified in the Labor Code and reaffirmed in the new Constitution.

Not even in the most difficult moments of the Revolution has a single worker been abandoned to fate, shock therapies have never been applied. On the contrary, adhering to the principle of non-discrimination, access to jobs has been ensured regardless of sex, race, creed, or any other exclusionary factor.

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#Cuba Initiative / British investors meet at the @HNCuba with Cuban authorities


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The Cuba Initiative is one of the three membership organisations at The Caribbean Council. The Cuba Initiative was was founded in 1995 in response to a request from the Governments of the United Kingdom and Cuba for an independent, bi-lateral, non-governmental body able to support and develop programs that enhance the UK/Cuban relationship.

As such, the work of the Cuba Initiative complements the official UK/Cuban government-to-government relationship. The principal focus of the Cuba Initiative is on trade and investment.

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#US Lawmakers Introduce Draft Bill on Agricultural Exports to #Cuba


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Washington, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The Engage Cuba coalition and groups from the US states of Arkansas and Colorado expressed their support for the introduction of a draft bill to expand agricultural exports to the Caribbean island.

US Senators John Boozman and Michael Bennet said on Tuesday that they had submitted the Agricultural Export Expansion Act (S.1447), in order to remove restrictions to private financing for US agricultural exports to Cuba.


#Cuban agricultural enterprise begins export of fresh #mango / Agroindustrial Company “Ceballos” #CiegodeAvila


Company “Ceballos” / Covered in the agreement 352/2017 of the Ministry of Foreign Trade, “Ciego de Avila” company is part of a pilot project that was given export capacity, based on the priority given to the sector as a strategy to achieve food sustainability and acquire foreign currency.

The province’s agricultural pole has broadened its portfolio of export products with the first deliveries of fresh mango to several European countries, another positive development here that contributes to the national economy.

These orders are to be followed by others to initially reach a total of 20 tons, from the 30 C farm, Marsella collective, affiliated with the Frutales Ceballos basic enterprise unit (UEB), with extensive experience in other exports lines, responding to the call made by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, to promote such efforts throughout the country.

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#Havana Holds 2nd Commerce Convention, #Cuba2019 – Via Latin Press


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With the aim of providing initiatives for the development of the commercial activity, the 2nd Commerce Convention, Cuba 2019, opened on Monday at the Conference Center in Havana.

According to information published by the Cuban News Agency, nine scientific events will be held during the meeting, including symposiums, workshops, colloquiums, pre-event courses and an associated exhibition.

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#Japan is interested in tourism and renewable energy in #Cuba


Highlights from the original post:

  • XV Meeting of the Cuba-Japan Economic Conference
  • Mitsubishi, Marubeni, Creo Trade y Jetro
  • Medium-term Bilateral Economic Agenda (five years) between Japan and Cuba
  • Third Joint Public-Private Committee Cuba Japan: 31 executives from eight organizations and 33 representatives from 14 Japanese companies
  • Next meeting will be in Tokyo in 2020