Sesiona VI Foro de Inversión Extranjera, como parte de las actividades asociadas a la XXXIX edición de la Feria Internacional de La Habana (FIHAV 2023), con sede en el recinto ferial ExpoCuba, en La Habana, el 7 de noviembre de 2023. ACN FOTO/Luis JIMÉNEZ ECHEVARRÍA/ogm

Investment Forum, among the most significant things today at FIHAV

Investment Forum, among the most significant things today at FIHAV
On its second day, the XXXIX Havana International Fair (FIHAV 2023) had among its most significant activities the VI Investment Forum, with a full theater at the Expocuba venue and in the presence of Ricardo Cabrisas, vice prime minister and head of Foreign Trade. and Foreign Investment.

  Before national and foreign businessmen, Carlos Luis Jorge, general director of Foreign Investment in that organization, reported that the new portfolio of opportunities has 729 projects, 21 more than last year, with a monetary amount of 34,471 million dollars.

   The majority focuses on food production and there are in almost all sectors, although the main interest is in those related to exports, the recovery of the sugar agroindustry, renewable energy sources, tourism and the so-called intensive industries. in knowledge.

  Several panels led by senior officials and managers allowed us to learn about experiences, results and perspectives of the Mariel Special Development Zone, Cuban exports and industrial capacities with development potential with foreign participation.

   Likewise, the presentations of the upcoming Construction Fair, Fecons 2024, and Exposur 2025, convened by the Chamber of Commerce and the government of the province of Cienfuegos, took place.

   In their respective pavilions in the largest commercial exchange in Cuba and the Caribbean, this Tuesday Venezuela, Mexico, Italy, Bolivia, Chile, India and Colombia celebrated their National Day.

   With the participation of 63 countries and more than 844 companies, the XXXIX International Fair of Havana opened its doors this Monday at Expocuba.

   At the inauguration Ricardo Cabrisas pointed out that in this edition Cuba's main trading partners are widely represented, such as Venezuela, Russia, China, Mexico and Spain, the nation with the largest number of businessmen.

  He said that it is also significant to continue having the presence of American companies, a sign that a part of that country's business sector continues to be consistent.