Havana -. Myra Arevich, Cuba’s Minister of Communications, participated in a virtual way at the opening of the IV China International Import Exhibition (CIIE, abbreviated in English) today.
The Caribbean island will be in this edition with a pavilion representing advances in biotechnology and cultural products and services, according to a note published by that portfolio.
Similarly, tourism, health and agriculture, and e-commerce imposed on the export market will be included through online media.
In this case, Cuba will intervene in the JD.com e-commerce platform, which is integrated between the major companies in the Asian nation, he said.
Nestor Torres, the island’s ambassador to the Beijing municipality, confirmed that the CIIE is an important place to showcase Cuban exports and that it will be a model of progress in health matters.
Speaking to the Global Times, the diplomat thanked the development of Cuban vaccines against Govt-19, high-level scientific and technological innovation, and the development of drugs and national biotechnology.
He saw the Chinese event as the best opportunity to encourage foreign investment in Cuba, citing that the island offers benefits, social security and a transparent legal framework for qualified workers.
The largest Antilles has attended CIIE since its launch in 2018, and even on that occasion, President Miguel Diaz-Connell visited the exhibition site.
The exhibition will run from tomorrow to Wednesday, November 10, with 3,000 companies from 127 states enrolled in the program.
China is an important Cuban trading partner and is present in almost all spheres of Cuban economic and social life.
In his keynote address, Asian President Xi Jinping highlighted his country’s achievements in the world economy and its commitment to strengthening multilateralism, international cooperation and trade development.