An Update of Cuba’s Balance of Payments

An Update of Cuba’s Balance of Payments[1] Ernesto Hernández-Catá   Cuba’s balance of payments has been subject to very long publication delays. In its latest annual report, Cuba’s National Office of Statistics and Information provided figures on current account transactions only through 2012;[2] and data for capital movements have not published for ages. The table […]

Recent Data on Cuba’s Fiscal Position

The Cuban National Statistical Office (ONEI) has recently released data for the fiscal position of the general government, which includes the central, provincial and municipal governments but not the state enterprises. Developments in 2014 Developments in 2014 suggest a moderate relaxation of fiscal policy albeit still within the basic framework of fiscal restraint in place […]