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Economy

10 de septiembre de 2020, 17:0Santiago de Chile, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) A study commissioned by the National Confederation of Commercial Workers (CONATRACOPS) indicated on Thursday that the Covid-19 pandemic led to some 400,000 layoffs in the trade sector in Chile.


United Nations, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba in the last six decades is completely contrary to the culture of peace, the delegation from that country to the United Nations highlighted on Thursday.


Port of Spain, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) The executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Barcena, affirmed on Thursday that the Covid-19 pandemic proved the Caribbean's vulnerability and its dependence on tourism.


Priority of Russian tourism for Cuba highlightedMoscow, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian tourism continues to be a priority for Cuba, where optimal conditions are being created for the arrival of holiday goers, especially from Russia, as soon as Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.


Caribbean development committee promotes cooperation, integrationPort of Spain, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee (CDCC) is meeting on Thursday to promote and strengthen the economic and social cooperation and integration between the regional countries with Latin America.


France to maintain partial unemployment benefit until next summerParis, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) French Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne announced on Thursday that the government will maintain the long-term partial unemployment benefit, which covers 84% of the worker's net salary, until next summer.


Increasing exports is Cuba's strategic challengeHavana, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Increasing exports of goods and services is one of Cuba's major challenges at present, as part of the socioeconomic strategy approved to confront the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.


10 de septiembre de 2020, 10:33Tehran, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Iran sent another three ships loaded with fuel to Venezuela, according to a report released by the TankerTrackers tracking service.


Cuba participates today in ECLAC forum on the CaribbeanHavana, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba participates today in a virtual forum of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) dedicated to discussing the complex scenario facing Caribbean countries in the midst of Covid-19.


Vietnam exports textiles and apparelHanoi, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's apparel and textile exports recorded a year-on-year increase of 4.9% in August, but they fell 11.6% in late that month, union officials lamented on Thursday.


10 de septiembre de 2020, 0:15Mexico, Sep 10 (Prensa Latina) Mexican authorities expect the public debt to continue to be stable in 2021 and to amount to 12.6 trillion pesos (572 billion dollars) this year, accounting for 54.7% of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Finance Secretary Arturo Herrera said on Wednesday.