The MAYOR: Cuba and Russia analyze promising industrial projects


HAVANA, 9 Nov. Oleg Vyazmitinov. Russia and Cuba are considering a number of promising projects in the field of industry and railway transportation, said in an interview with first Deputy Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Likhachev.

The delegation of the Russian Federation participates in the Havana International fair, which opened on Monday. Within the Russian-Cuban business forum. In addition, there are working groups the Ministry of economic development and Ministry of industry and trade, on which there is a discussion of the priority and promising projects.

“Among the promising projects — construction of a cement plant in Santiago de Cuba, the modernization of the Cuban railway depot, delivery and localization of production of energy-saving products, and other”, — said the first Deputy Minister.

Thus, according to him, a kind of “anchor”, the priority projects are the construction of four power units at TPP “MAXIMO Gomez” and TPP “Eastern Havana”, as well as the modernization of metallurgical plant “Antillana de Acero. Jose Marti”. By him signed financial documents, determined the scope of funding, we’re talking about a detail road map of implementation of these projects, he added.

The task of the working group is to identify projects and to report on them in both governments, and to attract development institutions to develop mechanisms for their support, continued Likhachev. Identification of potential projects is the first step, now we are talking about their “road maps,” he added.