HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 4 (ACN) Rodrigo Malmierca, Cuban minister of foreign trade and foreign investment, held working meetings with Graciela Marquez, Mexican secretary of economy, as well as with Luz Maria de la Mora, undersecretary of foreign trade, with whom he discussed joint investment projects.
These meetings are aimed at expanding trade relations between the two nations, as part of the celebration of the exhibition ¨Cuba in Mexico, ¨to run from today until next Friday at the Cuban diplomatic office in the Mexican capital.
The Cuban business delegation participated in the Annual National Assembly of Canacintra, National Chamber of the Transformation Industry, which represents the Mexican industrial sector, where Malmierca explained the opportunities to develop bilateral economic relations with Cuba.
For his part, Antonio Carricarte, president of the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba, said on Twitter about the meeting of the Cuba-Mexico business committee that is a mechanism in place for 40 years, where the Economic Action Plan was established and will be signed today.
Mexico is in the top 10 Cuba´s tourist partner and the number of Mexicans coming to the Caribbean island in 2019 amounted to 166,716.
Diplomatic relations between the two nations began in 1903 and have been characterized by mutual respect and cooperation in economic, political and cultural sectors.