Economy 31-10-2018

The total amount of contracts signed between Russia and Cuba exceeds 260 million dollars

The total amount of contracts signed between Moscow and Havana during the visit of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov to Cuba exceeds 260 million dollars.

"The modernization of three energy blocks, around 100 million US dollars, the modernization of the metallurgical factory, about 60 million dollars, the supply of wagons, more than 100 million, are important contracts," he said. press.

The senior Russian official also announced the signing of another series of contracts during the upcoming visit to Russia of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez.

"We agreed that we would put the points on the I's during the visit (of the Cuban president to Moscow), they do not want to come to Russia empty-handed," he said.

According to Borisov, during the meeting held in Havana, the Cuban side confirmed the interest in signing important infrastructural contracts, in particular, the modernization of the national rail network.

"It is an important project and demanded by them," said the deputy prime minister.

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, received Borisov on October 30, with whom he reviewed the excellent state of relations between the two countries, the Cuban Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, Gueorgui Kalamánov and the ambassador to Cuba, Andréi Guskov, accompanied Borisov, while the Vice President of the Council of Ministers, Ricardo Cabrisas, and the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment were present on the Cuban side, Rodrigo Malmierca

Borisov traveled to Cuba at the head of the Russian delegation that participated in the XVI Cuba-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for economic-commercial and scientific-technical collaboration and inaugurated the pavilion of his country at the 36th International Fair of Havana.


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