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Friday, May 4, 2012
Cuba Highlights Role of Import Substitution
Havana, Cuba, May 4.- Import substitution plays a key role in updating the economic model of Cuba, where some encouraging results are reported in national production, reported national TV today.
According to economic analyst Ariel Terrero, in the current context of the changes aimed at achieving greater efficiency, import substitution tests and develops the creative skills of technicians and workers, creating jobs and productive capacity.
It also leaves on Cuban soil resources that previously went abroad, said in his usual space in a local channel.
The expert said that in recent months the authorities have provided information for compliance with partial plans in the process of import substitution, one of the scenarios promoted by updating the guidelines framed by the Sixth Communist Party Congress, held in April 2011 .
We have the example of the hardware and galvanizing plant in the province of Mayabeque (West) with their contributions to the electricity sector, one of the important for the development of any country, illustrated the newspaper.
According to Terrero, also in the agricultural area there are favorable reports, although still far from the need to increase items such as rice, beans, milk and meat. (Prensa Latina).