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Economy

Geneva, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba said at the United Nations in Geneva on Monday that the blockade imposed by the United States is the main obstacle to the people''s exercise of their right to development.


Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) GAF''s forestry and natural fiber management specialist, Raquel Palacios, reported Monday that Cuba has an extensive program for its sector throughout the country.


Cairo, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Egypt has signed 3 billion dollars loan deal with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China to establish a business zone in the New Administrative Capital, the Ministry of Housing announced in Cairo on Monday.


Addis Ababa, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian Airlines won 2019 Best Cargo Airline-Africa Awards, a highly respected recognition in the air commercial industry, the company's Managing Director, Tewolde Gebremariam, said on Monday.


Brasilia, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Airline Avianca Brazil, the fourth largest in the country, is now operating with only five planes and an average of 37 daily flights, the same number as when it began in 2003.


Panama, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian lawyer Hadys Gonzalez said on Monday that the Helms-Burton law, which is intended to have effects outside US territory, is inadmissible.


Addis Ababa, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) World Bank (WB) President David Malpass has begun a working tour in Africa on Monday that includes visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar and Mozambique.


Luanda, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) Angola will put into operation a rare earth mine next year in the town of Longonjo, in the central province of Huambo, news reports said on Monday.


Beijing, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) China''s Central Bank on Monday announced that it will issue in August its fifth series of yuan banknotes and coins, as the national currency is denominated, with an advanced anti-counterfeiting technology.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Martha Casanova, commercial director of the Cuban Apicultural Company, said on Sunday that exports of bee honey and its byproducts are satisfactory.


Beijing, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) President Xi Jinping on Sunday called to deepen multisectoral cooperation between China and the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Djibouti, after highlighting their active role in the Belt and Road Initiative.