David Urra
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David Urra

LinkedInDavid Urra is the chief marketing analyst at International Consulting & Representation Services/Cuba (IcarusCuba). He has produced market studies for a wide range of Latin American, European and U.S. clients exploring market entry possibilities in Cuba’s IT, tourism, ranching, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors.

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Cuban PM Urges Changes in Foreign Investment and Trade

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A review of the status of foreign investment took place in Havana. The meeting was led by Minister Rodrigo Malmierca with the participation of other officials from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX), Deputy Prime Minister Ricardo Cab... More »

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BioCubaFarma to Market Pharmaceuticals to Russia

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The BioCubaFarma business group is in the process of penetrating the Russian market with its innovative pharmaceutical products. The year 2021 will be a year of signing contracts, according to Dr. Idania Caballero, director of BioCubaFarma’s office in Russia. ... More »

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Vice-President of Russia on an Official Visit to Havana

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On Thursday, Cuba’s President, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, received the Vice-President of Russia and co-chairman of the Russian-Cuban Intergovernmental Commission for Economic-Commercial and Scientific-Technical Collaboration, Yuri Borísov. Vice-President Bori... More »

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Cuba’s Strategy for Electricity Generation

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According to information from executives of the Unión Nacional Eléctrica (UNE), Cuba’s strategy for electricity generation is to move from the use of fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. A recent investment by a Canadian company furthers the goal. Deltro ... More »

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First Trial of COVID Vaccine Approved for Children

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The first trial of COVID vaccine approved for use in children between the ages of 5 and 18 will soon begin, the Director of Research at the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), Dagmar García Rivero announced. She said the documentation is being prepared for the reg... More »

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Construction Sector New Technology R&D

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Research and development in new products and technology for the construction sector are underway at the Construction Research and Development Center. These R&D projects are expected to guarantee import substitution and improve quality in the sector. Current pr... More »

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Foreign Investment is Essential for Development

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Cuba’s Portfolio of Investments for Foreign Investment contains a total of 503 projects, 43 more than the previous year, totaling an amount of over 12 billion dollars. The Portfolio also contains a number of smaller projects at the local level. Rodrigo Malmier... More »

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