11th February 2021
Cuba is facing a pivotal moment for its economy and history.
The country is undergoing deep economic reform. Efforts to promote commercial development are underway as business management is being decentralised, subsidies decreased and markets liberalised.
After over a decade of planned currency reform, the unification of the Peso Cubano and the Convertible Peso came into effect on 1 January 2021, with important implications for the country’s economy, trade partners and investors.
And now, following four years of fraught relations with the United States, the advent of the Biden Administration is raising hopes that normalised relations with the US will provide much needed relief to the country.
The event was chaired by:
RH Lord David Triesman, Director of Salamanca Group and Chairman of the Cuba Initiative
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