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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Cuban Economic Model to Debate in Academic Forum
Havana, Cuba, Jun 20.- The Cuban economic model, subjected to a process of upgrading, now highlights in the calendar of an academic forum in this capital that gathers specialists of diverse entities linked to investigation.
As part of the activities of the seminar summoned with annual character by the Center of Studies of the Cuban Economy (CEEC), the experts lectured around problems linked with the influence of the external sector, the micro-finances and foreign investment.
In the frame of the debates, the director of the entity, Omar Everleny Perez, recognized the importance of the Direct Foreign Investment as financing option for the development. The country, he added, requires of resources in the topic, to sum up the necessary projects to guarantee the growth of the Cuban economy.
The Cuban specialist also mentions initiatives like the Economic Areas of Development, among which he highlighted the corresponding to the Port of Mariel, in the western region of the island.
Together with traditional sectors in the capital such as tourism and petroleum, Perez mentioned the potential of activities such as the small private company, agriculture and future cooperative urban work.
On the other hand, Doctor Pavel Vidal lectured around the micro-finances, on those that he highlighted the changes in the credit politics of the country to respond to the necessities of the private sector.
The forum, foreseen up to June 22, also contemplates discussions on the agricultural activity, substitution of imports, promotion of the external sales, productivity and its necessary increase, among other topics. (Prensa Latina).