With a turnout of over 3,500 exhibitors from 73 countries, the 34th edition of the Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2016) got going Monday morning as Cuba’s largest tradeshow. The keynote speech was delivered by Rodrigo Malmierca, minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, who underscored the record-breaking attendance of foreign exhibitors.
Jose Luis Rebelo, owner and marketing director of DocWorld Medical Service, attended the latest edition of FIHAV 2015 in Havana with high hope and expectations of doing business in Cuba.
The attendance of official delegations from over 30 countries that led to fruitful exchanges and new contracts and agreements, as well as business representations from over 70 nations –covering a total exhibition surface of 22,700 square meters- speak loud and clear of promising times for the advance of Cuba’s international economic relations.
The first eight projects approved for the Mariel Special Development Zone (ZEDM) were presented Thursday in FIHAV 2015, Cuba’s number-one tradeshow that this time around is gathering 70 countries in its 33rd edition.
The EU ambassador to Cuba, Herman Portocarrero, said the bloc is interested in facilitating the access of Cuban products into the European market.
Premium rums from the Havana Club brand, culled in its Iconic Collection, are now on sale in 25 countries around the globe, the company announced at FIHAV 2015.
Baja Ferries USA originated in Mexico. It has provided services there since 1998. The company carries about 250,000 passengers a year. It has a similar service in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to the DR.
After eight years without having a high-ranking Belgian official in Cuba, Mrs. Jodogne underscored the significance of having companies from the three regions of her nation attend an event like FIHAV.