Now You Can Buy Wood in Cuba
January 27, 2016
HAVANA TIMES — After decades of absence from the market, Cubans can now
buy lumber. Thanks to a resolution of the Ministry of Domestic Commerce,
published in the Official Gazette on January 15, 2016, the retail market
of building materials can now offer wood to the population.
The announcement comes with a long list of types of wood with their prices.
This isa necessarystep becauseseveral years agothey
legalizedself-employedcarpenters, and designated a store for them to
purchasetools. However, the most essential element, the wood, could only
be bought on the black market
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