The meeting, organized by the Cuban Chamber of Commerce together with the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (Mincex), was attended by health authorities from Dubai and the official Cuban delegation headed by Minister Rodrigo Malmierca.
In the words of welcome, Omar Khan, director of the International Offices of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, called to listen to the opportunities presented by Cuba.
Meanwhile, Antonio Luis Carricarte, president of the Cuban Chamber, valued these meetings between business people from around the world as enriching, and thanked the United Arab Emirates for its support of the United Nations resolutions against the United States blockade of the island.
During the main panel of the meeting, moderated by Saad Ishtiaq, representative of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Malmierca updated details on the policies to invest and do business with Cuba.
In addition, he denounced the strengthening of the economic, commercial and financial blockade and described the Cuban strategy to insert itself in global value chains of different goods and services.
The president of the Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos SA, Yamila de Armas, showed the company’s business portfolio, which includes medical tourism and services abroad.
For her part, Danneris Martínez, representative of the business area of the BioCubaFarma Business Group, referred to business opportunities in the island’s biopharmaceutical industry, with an emphasis on products for the treatment of Covid-19.
As part of the activities of the day, the Cuban delegation visited the Vietnam pavilion and Carricarte met with his counterpart Abdullah Mohammed Al Mazruiel, president of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the United Arab Emirates.