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Economy

As part of its first special development zone, Cuba plans to construct a new container-handling port in Mariel Bay. The hope is that the facility will be able to attract significant... 2013-09-25


Economy

Following President Raul Castro's announcement that his time in office will end in 2018, we see scope for a gradual shift to more pragmatic economic policies in a post-Castro Cuba.... 2013-03-04


Economy

We believe Repsol's recent exit from Cuba is a blow to the island's hopes of energy self-sufficiency. Cuba relies heavily on Venezuelan oil imports, and while there is still the possibility... 2012-06-01


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Economy

BMI View: Recent economic reforms in Cuba are a result of economic necessity rather than an ideological shift towards liberal democracy. We therefore believe that over the next decade... 2012-02-21


Economy

We reiterate our belief that Cuban President Raúl Castro's reform agenda is likely to boost the Cuban economy in the long-term, as the economy moves further along its capitalist transition.... 2012-02-06


Economy

Cuba has enacted a number of economic reforms in recent months, attempting to bolster private sector growth in an effort to offset the implementation of public sector austerity measures.... 2011-12-28


Economy

While we believe Cuban President Raúl Castro's plans to reform the Caribbean island's economy are a step in the right direction to boost the nation's long-term growth trajectory, we... 2011-09-26


Economy

We believe that Cuba's failure to modernize its main export sectors - nickel, oil, and sugar - will likely result in an ongoing slowdown in economic activity. Despite a few exceptional... 2011-08-18