The International Transport and Logistics Fair (FITL 2022) will bring together in Havana —from September 27 to 29— the main national and international actors in the sector in a space conducive to the consolidation of existing projects or negotiation.
This is how the deputy minister of the sector Naima Alfonso Acosta told the press, who stressed that the event will also serve to identify new opportunities in the different branches of transport.
This specialized business fair was designed with the main objective of boosting the sustainable development of transport and logistics in Cuba to improve service and achieve a successful performance of the economy.
Among the main topics is sustainable mobility for passengers and cargo, the modernization of means of transport and infrastructure, the use of renewable energy, the repair and manufacture of spare parts and aggregates, the efficiency of supply chains and logistics and new technologies associated with services.
To this end, the deputy minister stressed, the purpose of FITL 2022 is to encourage the development of the different actors in the economy, promote foreign direct investment, promote international cooperation, attract financing for the development of infrastructures, expand the replacement supply networks and materials, stimulate and diversify exports of goods and services, in addition to modernizing the national industry.
Alfonso Acosta highlighted that 52 national exhibitors and 22 foreigners have been confirmed; among them, from Belgium, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico and Venezuela.
As part of the business round, the portfolio of foreign investment projects in the sector will be presented, as well as a specialized one to analyze the development of the naval, railway and automotive industries; transport based on international tourism and the progress of the country’s logistics performance.
Likewise, the project management portfolio for international transport cooperation will be presented with solutions for the sustainable mobility of goods and people and the development of infrastructure.