Istanbul – Perfect City


Istanbul – perfect city for those who everywhere and always likes something to buy. Kapali bazaar (or Grand Bazaar) in Beyazit Caddesi – is a maze of 65 series and 4000 shops, selling everything: from textiles to jewelry and antiques. Spice Bazaar, where they sell spices, dried fruits, oils and all sorts of sweets, is behind the mosque, Yeni, near Eminonu. Balik and spice souks are open from 9 am to 17 pm and on Sundays and holidays are not working. Very interesting secondhand store Cadircilar Caddesi, which sells not only antiques but also new books, as well as many different interesting . Leather goods of our compatriots often bought in shops Laleli and . Although the skin can be beneficial to buy and on the Grand Bazaar, and on the street Taksim (the most famous shopping street in Istanbul, it is worth to visit).

Istanbul – a city shopping. Surely you do not return from it without your luggage is not put on weight. And you can find there almost anything. Nevertheless, it is hardly here to buy the clothes of famous European firms, a Swiss watch or an expensive perfume. Prices are not lower than in Moscow, and a choice – not more. Likewise, with cheap consumer goods. In retailing the same and the same ugly quality you can not buy more expensive in the domestic markets. Traditionally, in Istanbul, decided to buy antiques, carpets, leather, ceramics and all sorts of coinage, spices.

And, of course, small souvenirs. And it can be done in a thousand places. You certainly do not pass the Grand Covered Bazaar, the miracle of the eastern trade with its vaulted kilometer streets and numerous shops and benches.

Foreign Trade


Cuba without Russian Russian withdrew from Cuba in the early nineties. Do not all, of course. Only a few hundred embassy, three-four journalists da Russian wives Cubans, who no one ever did. In the 70's and 80's lived here tens of thousands of our specialists: geologists, builders, military Cuba's 'school' were many of our policies: Anatoly Sobchak, Yegor Gaidar, Alexander Kapto. Ha Cuba tested in the scouts. Even today in Havana, knowledgeable old-timers may show you the house where the kgb or the cia recruited agents. Ho, alas, forever sunk into oblivion days when Leonid , standing before an enthusiastic crowd of a million, from the podium at Havana's Revolution Square could talk about the closeness of the two nations – the Soviet and Cuban. Proximity to left, but Russian in Cuba still love.

Though for what? If before 90% of the foreign trade of the island was connected with the Soviet Union, today only the bank Menatep-Impex 'do business with Cubans – buy sugar. On the roads of Liberty Island has run 'Lada', 'Muscovites' and the 'Volga', but spare parts bought in Panama, and to replace our cars are gradually 'Nissan', 'Reno' and 'Mercedes'. Cuba fell in love with Western Company – Spanish, German, Canadian, Italian, English, Mexican. They are already investing in the Cuban oil, nickel, and above all – in tourism. Ha Cuban coast, like mushrooms, grow four-and five-star Hotels. These are companies with mixed capital, such as our sp. Participate in their company with a worldwide reputation: Spanish Horizontes and Guitart, German lti.