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Cuba and UK Reach Important Agreements During Business Forum

cuba-reino-unidoAgreements worth 400 million dollars was the result of the three-day business forum carried out by 30 British companies and their Cuban counterpart, which concluded yesterday in Havana.

The agreements include the construction of a new golf course, investments in agriculture and energy projects, said John Hutton, co-president of the Initiative Cuba, a British-Cuban project that promotes bilateral Exchange.

Hutton stressed the usefulness of the talks between businessmen and several Cuban ministers as he voiced his respect for the national legislation on foreign investment.

At the opening of the business event on the 28th, and before Cuban Foreign Investment Minister and co-president of the Initiative Rodrigo Malmierca, the British businessman said bilateral ties are now in a special moment.

He added that the UK trade delegation is the largest has ever visited Cuba.

The ministerial minister included interventions by Foreign Ministry (MINCEX) specialist for Europe, Pedro Luis Padrón, MINCEX specialist for foreign investment Déborah Rivas and University of Havana professors Juan Triana and Omar Everleny.

(Prensa Latina)

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