HAVANA TIMES – Cuban President Raul Castro said he is pleased with the pace of reforms on the island, during a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday which analyzed the guidelines for the economic plan and budget for 2014 .
“If we do an analysis of the ground covered thus far we realize that it is progressing well,” said Castro. “We must resist the pressures of those who insist that we must go faster,” he added.
For his part, the Minister of Economy and Planning, Adel Yzquierdo Rodriguez, announced at the meeting that in 2014 the goal is to boost exports and slow growth in imports to encourage domestic production.
All the new policies approved at the meeting were strictly economic.