Havana, November 4 (RHC-ACN)-- Cuba and Venezuela signed a new cooperation accord Thursday to diversify and boost economic ties in a series of non-oil sectors. The signing was in the framework of the 34th International Fair of Havana (FIHAV 2016), which concluded Friday.
Orlando Hernandez Guillén, president of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce, and Orlando Camacho, leader of Fedeindustria, signed the document in presence of Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment, and Alí Rodríguez Araque, ambassador of the South American country in Havana.
The new accord brings Cuba closer to the federation of Chambers and associations of Venezuelan artisans, micro, small and medium enterprises and industries of all areas, on mutually advantageous basis.
The objective is to promote exports and strengthen the current exchange with the proposal of more than 400 products of potential importance for the Cuban market.
Thirty Venezuelan businessmen participated in FIHAV 2016, which brought together more than 4,500 exhibitors from 75 countries.
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