How to Ensure a Better Future for Cuba’s Sugar Industry
The output from Cuba’s sugar industry has been dropping since the 1980s, going from a little more than 7 million tons in 1986 to 1.9 million tons in 2015.
The end of Soviet subsidies was the major factor in the demise of the Cuban sugar industry, although there are a number of measures that could help change this downward spiral, suggests Jorge Pérez-López, author of Reinventing the Cuban Sugar Agroindustry.
In a detailed analysis piece, Pérez-López identifies key support enterprises in the Cuban sugar industry, recent developments that could affect product and the areas with the greatest potential to help chart a positive path.
Explore the expert analysis of the future for Cuba’s sugar industry here.