Category Archives: Economy


Miguel Díaz-Canel tours Mariel Special Development Zone

The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Diaz-Canel, toured this Saturday morning several works being carried out in the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM), where he could see progress made in this leading project of the country to attract foreign investment during the year that just ended.

Cuba Will Hold Important Events during 2019

Cigars, packaging, agriculture, literature and trade will star in some of the events to be held in Cuba during the year just beginning.

Cuba Aims to Exceed Five Million Visitors in 2019

Cuba intends to close 2019 with 5.1 million foreign visitors, representing its twelfth year of growth, predicted Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero.

Cuban Economy in 2019: to Increase Efficiency and Productivity

The Cuban Government expects a 1.5 percent increase in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019, with slight recovery of the sugar industry and better performances in other areas such as construction, transportation and communications.

Diaz-Canel: The economic battle is the main task

The economic battle is the fundamental and most complex task, but it is the one the people expect the most, said Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, at the closing of the second session of the 9th legislature of the National Assembly of People’s Power.