Cuba prepares International Transport and Logistics Fair (+Photo)

The non-state forms of management in the national economy and Cubans living abroad will be represented at the meeting, to identify business opportunities, financing channels, cooperation projects and investments that allow to boost the development of transport in the country, seriously affected due to the intensified blockade of the United States.

The Vice Minister of Transportation Naima Alfonso explained at a press conference that it will be a specialized fair to favor the consolidation of existing projects or those under negotiation, in order to provide better transportation to the population and a successful performance of the economy.

Among the themes of the exhibition, he mentioned the sustainable mobility of passengers and cargo, the modernization of means of transport and infrastructure, the use of renewable energies, the repair and manufacture of spare parts and aggregates, the efficiency of supply chains and logistics in general. and new technologies associated with services.

Alfonso explained that the main purpose of the event is to encourage the development of the different actors in the economy, promote foreign direct investment, promote international cooperation and attract financing for the development of infrastructure and stimulate and diversify exports of goods and services.

During the Fair, it is planned to present the portfolio of foreign investment projects in transportation and the management of plans for international cooperation in the sector, in addition to Cubana de Aviación will announce new cargo routes and the Cuban Aviation Corporation will promote its actions to increase operations as a function of tourism.

The agenda includes the launch of the new higher level career in Transportation Engineering, and a specialized business round to expose the progress of the naval, railway and automotive industries.

To date, production, service and marketing companies from Mexico, Venezuela, Belgium, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, the Netherlands and Italy have already confirmed their participation, and some 52 exhibitors from the transport activity from Cuba.

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