Both officials examined Cuba’s business and foreign investment portfolios, as well as the possibilities of the Mariel Special Development Zone, a production and logistics park to establish production and service companies for domestic market or export.
The diplomat updated the Kazakh minister about Cuba’s potentialities in the economic-commercial, scientific-technical, technological innovation fields, the fight against Covid-19 and the treatment to other diseases with innovative and effective national products.
Torevayev and Pevida advocated for increased cooperation in areas of greater perspective, such as medical services, pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, agriculture, energy, mining, tourism, transportation, education, sports and culture.
The two sides welcomed the recent signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba and the Chamber of Foreign Commerce of Kazakhstan, as well as Cuba’s status as an observer state in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
The ambassador invited the Kazakh managerial sector to participate in the virtual Economic Forum, Cuba 2021, which will be held instead of the Havana International Fair, and the virtual Business Forum, planned between the Chambers of Commerce of both countries.
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