Posted February 11 2007
Challenges to foreign business in Cuba
Employer pays government for workers, but the state pockets most of the
Increasingly must import through state agencies.
High degree of theft, low productivity, weak customer service.
High utility and transportation costs.
Concern over judicial issues, since government is partner and also judge.
Repeated need to renew visas and work permits.
Source: Association for the
Study of the Cuban Economy; Sun-Sentinel research