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Economy

 Rome, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra began a three-day working visit to Italy, the Cuban embassy in Rome announced here.


Washington, Sep 19 (Prensa Latina) Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the opioid analgesic OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride), filed for bankruptcy this week, under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Act in White Plains, New York.


Havana, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of entities specialized in tourist activity in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the II Edition of the Congress of the Association for Culture and Tourism in Latin America (ACTUAL) is being held here on Wednesday.


Guantanamo, Cuba, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel called here today to work for returning to normal in the current energy situation, however, he insisted on not abandoning saving measures to take care of resources.


Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) In order to promote bilateral economic cooperation, the 10th session of the Cuba-Russia Business Committee was held this Wednesday in the Russian capital.


Harare, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe and Belarus signed economic agreements in the energy, transport, logistics and agriculture sectors amounting to $350 million, official sources reported today.


Mexico, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican state-owned petroleum company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) approved this Wednesday the 16th priority development plan, in the Hok oilfield. The plans have been endorsed by the National Hydrocarbons Commission to increase crude extraction.


Varadero, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The XI Varadero Gourmet International Festival, which seeks to position Cuba as a quality destination for bar and restaurant services, begins this Wednesday in this important Cuban seaside resort.


Hanoi, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Focused on developing its car industry, Vietnam will receive the world's leading sector companies in the upcoming edition of its already traditional Motor Show, organizers confirmed this Wednesday.


Damascus, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The 5th edition of the Rebuild Syria Exhibition 2019, dedicated to the country's reconstruction, opened this Wednesday in the Expo Center - Damascus Fairgrounds with the participation of 390 companies from 31 countries, including Russia, Iran, India, South Africa, Italy and France.


New Delhi, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Local reports revealed on Wednesday that India's Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh assured that the country's arms industry will generate 26 billion dollars by 2025.