ZEDM – the Project with a Future

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The Special Economic Zone of Mariel, the ZEDM, is a project with a future for Cuba and it’s growing.  In Havana, the government and those running the port gave a positive assessment of the initiative last week. Opened in 2014, the Port of Mariel is 465.4 square kilometer development zone located about 45 kilometers west of Havana.  The Port is the largest deep water port of the region, able to provide the new big ships with ample space and water depth.  More importantly, ZEDM is a major component for the economic development of the country and the entire Latin American – Caribbean region.  The number of companies now established in the Mariel Zone has increased the measure of foreign presence. Oscar Pérez Oliva Fraga, ZEDM’s…




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