The largest Trade Fair in over a
edition of the Havana International Trade Fair (FIHAV
2014) is the largest in 12 years, commented Rodrigo
Malmierca Díaz, Cuba’s minister of Foreign Trade and
Investment, during the opening of the event in
Havana’s Expocuba exhibition center.
minister reported that thousands of businesspeople
from more than 60 countries are participating,
reflecting the prestige gained by the Fair
Malmierca, also president of the Fair’s organizing
committee, said that the event should provide an
ideal opportunity for promoting and explaining the
country’s new foreign investment law.
Among the main activities taking place today,
November 3, is the presentation of a new portfolio
of projects seeking international investors,
including opportunities in the Mariel Special
An increased number of Latin American and Caribbean
countries are participating, while Cuba’s principal
trade partners, Venezuela, China, Russia and Spain
are well-represented, Malmierca reported.