HAVANA, Cuba.- During the opening of the 37th edition of the Havana International Fair, attended by the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, Cuba reiterated the will to make grow its economy.
Despite aggressions and threats, we will not give up the main objectives of our development plans expressed at this fair, Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Rodrigo Malmierca said when inaugurating the event at Expocuba fairgrounds.
In this regard, Malmierca that the event will allow to promote business in Cuba and provide domestic and foreign companies with a space for commercial and investment interests.
The Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade reaffirmed Cuban economic policy, the objectives of which include the increase in exports.
Against the Blockade
Cuba, with an economy open to foreign trade, is no stranger to the adverse external context to which the negative impact of the blockade is added, Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said.
Malmierca noted that many entrepreneurs present at the Havana Fair have been struck by the relentless financial persecution imposed by the blockade, and even some are the subject of lawsuits filed in U.S. courts.
This situation has forced us to activate legal protection and moral support for companies and entrepreneurs who trade with us, the Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade explained.
Malmierca later reiterated the Cuban government’s determination to honor its contractual obligations to the foreign entrepreneurship.