National exposition of Belarus within FIHAV international exhibition in Habana
Date: 30 October - 03 November 2017
More than 20 enterprises and organizations are taking part in the National Exposition of the Republic of Belarus within the FIHAV international exhibition in Habana (Republic of Cuba).
It's the first time the Belarusian exposition has been held within this exhibition. The exposition represents a wide range of mechanical engineering products, pharmaceuticals, research and development results, the cutting edge technologies of Belarusian organizations. Among the participating enterprises there are Minsk Tractor Works, Minsk Automobile Plant, Gomselmash, Belagromash, Amkodor, Byelorussian Metallurgical Plant, BELAZ, Optron Tool-Making Plant, Belmedpreparaty, Belarusian State University, Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, and other enterprises and organizations.
The exposition opening was held on October 30. It was attended by the Minister of Industry of the Republic of Belarus Vitaly Vovk, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Cuba Alexander Aleksandrov, the Deputy Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vyacheslav Bril, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Investments of the Republic of Cuba Antonio Luis Carricarte Corona, the Deputy Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba Odalis Seijo Garcia.
"Through participation in the exhibition we aim to establish new contacts and find new partners. Keeping in mind the President's instruction to cooperate closely with Cuba, I am sure that we will implement our ambitious plans to advance into the Cuban market more actively," Vitaly Vovk said.
An agreement on cooperation between the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba was signed at the opening ceremony.
The FIHAV exhibition is one of the three largest exhibition events in Latin America. Every year the forum is attended by more than 4,000 companies from 60 countries, including from Brazil, the UK, Vietnam, Spain, Canada, China, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, France, the Czech Republic, Chile, Ecuador, and South Africa.
The National exposition of the Republic of Belarus has been organized by the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus; the co-organizers are Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health, Education, the State Committee on Science and Technology, the Academy of Sciences of Belarus, regional executive committees, the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The exposition is operated by the exhibition Unitary Enterprise "Belinterexpo" of the BelCCI.