Cuba guarantees essential products from its basic food basket

Havana, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, today predicted better prospects in the distribution of the regulated family food basket for the months of April and May, when appearing in the information space From the Presidency.

The president shared that certainty with the audiences from the arrival of volumes of rice in Cuban ports, until the month of June, and the existence of the wheat necessary to ensure flour for the population’s bread in the following quarter.

According to the Minister of Internal Trade, Betsy Díaz, and the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Oscar Pérez-Oliva, there are signed contracts that guarantee the continuity of the marketing of these in-demand inputs.

The head of the Domestic Trade portfolio explained that in the month of April, coffee, oil, chicken were also available, and the volumes of rice were favored by a donation from China and three other countries, which will allow for increased deliveries to consumers.

The head of state explained the enormous efforts made by the government to deliver the basic food basket without fragmentation and without interruption and recalled the enormous pressures exerted by the United States blockade against the island.

This unilateral policy by Washington prevents access to essential financing to pay for products, applies sanctions to international suppliers and banks, which harms the well-being of the Cuban population.


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