Friday, December 1, 2023

The import blockade has affected Cuba’s tourism sector

Last year, the effects of the importation of the Copextel branch in the province of Matanzas linked to tourism as a result of the North American blockade amounted to more than two million dollars (USD).

According to the site, in 2022, due to imports of parts for air conditioning and security systems of the Copextel branch, the estimated value of non-claims is estimated to be almost two million USD, a situation that greatly affects the tourism sector.

The manager of solutions and technical services of the Matanzas subsidiary, Raúl Crombet, explained to the media that of the components worth three million USD agreed with suppliers last year, only 600 thousand have been import, which is guaranteed to the present 2023 .

The limitations of access to supplies abroad and the delay in bringing them to the Caribbean country affect the maintenance of equipment in the resort hotels of Varadero, not acquiring parts abroad such as in the flayback, motherboard, and other elements of computer equipment that affect badly, he said. .

Puig explained that as a result of the increase in US policy, the entity is facing a daily shortage of supplies to respond to the need for solutions in priority sectors such as tourism, education and health, and so on.

The website says that the difficult conditions in which the company conducts its activity is reflected in the latest version of the Draft resolution entitled The need to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States .

The report, which will be submitted to the United Nations General Assembly for consideration on November 1 and 2, explains that Copextel was only able to import from 68 suppliers from a portfolio of 573.

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