During the 20th session of the Intergovernmental Commission for economic-commercial and scientific-technical collaboration between the two countries, a protocol was signed by the Russian Federal Customs Service and Cuba´s Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Ministry (MINCEX).
The agreement, signed by the Deputy Chief of the Russian Federal Customs Service Vladimir Ivin and MINCEX´s First Deputy Minister Ana Teresita González, sets forth collaboration, exchange of information and mutual assistance for the unique system of tariff preferences of the Eurasian Economic Union.
Cuban Deputy Minister of Construction Ricardo Carbajo Chelala and Russian Deputy Minister of Construction Housing and Communal Services Nikita Stasishin signed a memorandum on construction cooperation.
A memorandum between the Russian Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control and the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG) will be related to cooperation in plant quarantine.
Alexander Bogatyr, advisor to the President of the Progress Agro group of companies, and Julio Andrés García Pérez, president of the Azcuba Sugar Industry Business Group, signed a collaboration memorandum.
An Action Plan for Sports Cooperation between the National Institute of Sports and Recreation (INDER) and the Russian Ministry of Sports was also signed.
Finally, the Cuban Deputy Prime Minister and MINCEX Minister Ricardo Cabrisas, and the Russian Deputy Head of Government Dmitri Chernyshenko signed the final minutes of the 20th session of the Intergovernmental Commission.