Minister: Cuban Economy More Organized in 2010
HAVANA, Cuba, Jan 8 (acn) Marino Murillo, Cuban Economy and Planning
Minister said this Friday in Havana that Cuba began 2010 with better
organization over the previous year, although the international
situation remains tense.
By Néstor Núñez
Speaking to the press after a meeting with representatives of the
National Association of Economists and Accountants of Cuba (ANEC),
Murillo called to work smarter, with organization and creativity, as the
challenges continue to be huge and complex.
Murillo said that only by producing material goods the country can move
After reiterating that the GDP will increase this year, the Minister
said that growth must be accompanied by sustainable development.
Murillo stressed on the need for Cuba to ensure the expected income to
address problems, as requested by the Cuban President Raúl Castro,
speaking last December before the National Parliament Assembly.
On the policy followed by the Cuban government toward foreign
investment, the Minister stressed that there are well defined legal
regulations and explained that the doors remain open to those who can
provide market, finance and technology.
Murillo underscored the valuable contribution can make economists and
accountants all over the country regarding the search for solutions to
the problems of the nation, such as export promotion and substitution
These issues occupied the attention of a workshop held today at the
headquarters of that organization, also involving Antonio Carricarte,
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Roberto
Verrier, president of ANEC, academics and representatives of various