HAVANA, Cuba.- More than sixty countries will be present, fromOctober 30 to November 3, at the 35th International Fair of Havana, consolidated as the main commercial exchange of Cuba and the Caribbean, and one of the most representative of Latin America.
At a press conference, the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca, said that the new business portfolio to be presented in the meeting is superior to the previous one in number of projects and capital to invest.
The most important thing, he said, is that it is based on the prioritized sectors and strategic axes for the economic-social development of the country up to 2030.
Malmierca pointed out that the fair takes place amid the recovery after the passage of Hurricane Irma, and when the U.S. government intensifies the blockade and also rages its extraterritorial application.
Growing Interest in Cuban Market
More than 300 national companies from all sectors of the economy will occupy an area of five thousand square meters in the pavilion of Cuba, during the forthcoming International Fair of Havana, Odalys Seijo, President-in-Office of the Chamber of Commerce, reported.
She noted that the thirteenth edition of the Cuba-China Business Committee will be held as part of the meeting, as well as lecture cycles and other trade and investment promotion activities.
The President of the Palco Group, Abraham Maciques, pointed out to the press that sixteen countries will have official pavilions, including Venezuela, Russia, Brazil, France, Germany, Mexico, and Spain.
He added that the Fair of Havana, based in Expocuba, shows again the confidence and support of the main countries of the world to Cuba, despite the obstacles of the blockade.