Cuba and the United States for the first time in half a century has concluded a trade agreement

Cuba for the first time in 50 years, signed a contract with USA for delivery of legitimate export cargo.

It is reported ЛІГА.net with reference to Reuters.

The Cuban authorities signed a contract for the supply of 40 tons of Cuban coal, which is estimated to cost 17 thousand dollars.

The Director of the state company Cubaexport Isabella O Reilly expressed hope that trade relations with the United States will last for many years. She added that can be signed a contract for delivery of Cuban honey or coffee.

At the end of 2014, Havana visited the current US President Barack Obama. After that, the States eased some sanctions against Cuba.

Reuters notes that the first delivery under the contract scheduled for January 18 – two days before the inauguration of US President Donald trump.

Trump during the election campaign threatened to suspend the normalization of Cuban-American relations, «until I get better».

Previously resumed regular passenger service between the U.S. and Cuba.

The U.S. Department of transportation has allowed six American airlines flights to Cuba. May 3 in the country for the first time in 50 years arrived cruise liner United States.




Cuba and the United States for the first time in half a century has concluded a trade agreement 06.01.2017

0
Январь 6th, 2017 by
36 queries