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Economy

Hanoi, June 24 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese exports of agricultural, forestry and aquaculture products amount to 19 billion 750 million dollars to date, despite an epidemic of African swine fever and adverse climatic and market factors.


Matanzas, Cuba, Jun 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is exposed to several natural threats resulting mainly from hydrometeorological and geological events, hence the need to improve the prevention system, a specialized agency said.


Rome, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) Qu Dongyu, China''s deputy minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, was elected on Sunday as the new director general of United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) to replace Jose Graziano da Silva, from Brazil.


Bangkok, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) A strong and united ASEAN is the main guarantee of peace, stability and development in the region, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said after opening the bloc''s 34th Summit.


Pretoria, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) A long article detailing the new US measures against Cuba was published on Sunday on Independent Online (IOL), which called to reject these actions by the Donald Trump government.


Beijing, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) China announced that it will publish an updated black list for foreign investments in late June, as part of its plan to open its market.


Vienna, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and a group of major oil producers, including Russia, officially agreed to postpone their meetings to July 1 and 2.


Panama, Jun 23 (Prensa Latina) The low water level of rivers is affecting the Panama Canal, whose restrictions in draft for the ships that go through it has caused 40 million dollars in expenses.


Rome, June 22 ( Prensa Latina ) The international activist in defense of the rights of children and women Graca Machel called the global governance of food security, forced migration and equitable economic development a shameful failure.


Mexico, June 22 (Prensa Latina) Petroleos Mexicanos Company(PEMEX), the most productive public company in the country, reorders its finances, decreases its debts and projects its plans with its own resources so as not to get indebted more, their directors indicated.


Bangkok, Jun 22 (Prensa Latina) Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Bangkok on Saturday at the head of a high-level delegation to participate in the 34th Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).