The Vice President of the Republic of Cuba, Salvador Valdés Mesa, checked the preparation for the 2019-2020 harvest in Matanzas. The Cuban leader evaluated the assurances of the contest and the process of repairs in the industries. In addition, he insisted on the importance of successful planning and slowing down the cane decrease.
Valdés Mesa, accompanied by the first secretary of the provincial Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, Liván Izquierdo Alonso; the president of the provincial Assembly of the Popular Power, Tania León Silveira; and the president of the Azcuba Group, Julio Andrés García Pérez, highlighted the fundamentals of being efficient in the midst of the Cuban economic context.
The 2019-2020 harvest will start in Matanzas next 1st. December by the Mario Muñoz plant in Los Arabos; Jesús Rabí, from Calimete, will follow him on the 10th and finally Mexico, from Colón, will start in January 2020.
On this occasion sugar production exceeds one hundred thousand tons, of which 40 thousand correspond to refined sugar. At the close of October 17, repairs were at 98 percent according to plan and of the 88 combined; only 50 are repaired.
For this harvest, more than 29 thousand hectares must be harvested and cane production is expected to oscillate over one million tons.In the case of derivatives, urea honey, bagasse, multi-nutritional blocks and bagasse will be produced, products of great importance for agriculture and other industrial processes.
The member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba also toured areas of the port of Matanzas and learned about the actions carried out in the sugar storage parabolic destined for export.