The XVII Edition of the ExpoCaribe2022 International Fair opens its doors, in its traditional headquarters of the Heredia Cultural Complex, a space to do business in the Economy sector as part of the improvement of the Cuban Economic Model, in order to promote exportable funds and the substitution of imports, with the leading role of the different economic actors.

It also becomes a favorable framework to promote foreign trade and foreign investment with the nations of the region. This is the objective of the great meeting, which will be held at the Heredia Cultural Complex, in that city, and will bring together companies and other economic actors from the eastern provinces. and to which the Caribbean states have been invited.

As part of the preparations for the meeting, its organizers, who make up the delegations of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment in Santiago de Cuba, together with the local government, held exchanges with their counterparts from the other eastern territories and other entities, and diplomatic representations from various countries.

Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Vice Prime Minister of the Republic, pointed out that this meeting takes place when one of the policies approved by the country’s leadership is to give greater powers to the provinces and municipalities, the promotion of exports is one of the objectives of the Economic and Social Development Plan until 2030, and work is being done on the recovery of the economy.

He pointed out that the re-launch of Expocaribe, an event that has always brought the countries of the area closer from the political, economic and social point of view, is very important; with the support of the Foreign Ministry and Cuban embassies abroad.

According to the organizers of ExpoCaribe, the revival of this traditional event from Santiago offers the opportunity for economic actors, both national and foreign, to present the portfolio of offers and demands for products, services and new technologies, which facilitate the identification and consolidation of interests, the economic and commercial complementation between the Caribbean countries and with other regions of the world.