HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 3 (ACN) Miguel Angel Ramirez, Cuban ambassador to Japan, held a positive exchange today with Junichiro Yamasaki, Deputy General Manager of the Business Department for Energy, Infrastructure and Urban Development of the important Japanese company Mitsubishi Corporation, recently appointed as the new Director for its office in Havana.
Yamasaki recognized the work of Cuba in the fight against the pandemic and in the commercial sphere, said that, in addition to the already traditional high-quality coffee trade with the Caribbean island, they are entering new businesses for the purchase of seafood and will consider the acquisition of honey and its derivatives, reported Cubaminrex website.
At the meeting, the Cuban diplomat provided an update on the measures that his country implements to recover strategic sectors of its economy that have been affected by COVID-19.
Ramirez mentioned the possibility that non-state forms of management can export and import through state companies specialized in foreign trade operations.
He also highlighted the advances in the computerization process of society and referred to the creation of the Technology Park at the University of Computer Sciences as a stage for foreign companies to carry out research in various fields.
Yamasaki also obtained updated information about Cuban products for export, such as rums, honey and their derivatives, and non-traditional seafood that may be of interest to the Japanese market.
Last February, MC Agri Alliance, a joint venture of Mitsubishi with the company Olam International Limited, paid a visit to a coffee processing plant, in the Cuban province of Cienfuegos-, as well as three private farms, with the interest to buy high quality micro lots of this product.