US Small Business Administration Chief concludes visit to Cuba
- Submitted by: Juana
- United States
- Business and Economy
- Politics and Government
- 06 / 22 / 2016
US Small Business Administration (SBA) Chief Maria Contreras-Sweet concluded yesterday her working visit to Cuba.
During her stay here, Contreras-Sweet met with Foreign Trade and Investment minister Rodrigo Malmierca, who briefed her on the update of the Cuban economic model, the National Economic Development Plan up to 2030 and the performance of different economic sectors on the island, as well as on the impact by the US embargo on Cuban economy and on the relations with the United States.
The visitor also met with deputy ministers from the Domestic Trade and the Labor and Security ministries. She visited the Special Development Zone in western Mariel harbor, where she learned about opportunities for investment, and she was also briefed about development plans for the historic section of Havana.