Nand Persaud seals Cuba rice export deal

– shipping to commence later this month

A firm contractual agreement between the state-run Cuban entity Alimport and the local rice milling giant Nand Persaud and Company paving the way for the imminent commencement of rice exports from Guyana to Cuba has now been signed and sealed, bringing to an end months of negotiations; a new chapter in trade relations between the two countries is on the horizon.

Stabroek Business was reliably informed late last week that the contract was formally executed on Monday, July 24, in Havana bringing to a close a period of negotiations in which the Guyana Embassy in Cuba played an important role.

This newspaper has learnt that a full and final agreement preceding the commencement of rice shipments to Cuba from Guyana was signed recently in Havana by Nand Persaud and Company’s Business Development and Export Manager Ashish Khandge, and that shipments to Cuba will commence next month…..

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