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22.09.2017

Relations between St. Petersburg and Havana continue to strengthen

In the context of the anniversary St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum, a presentation of St. Petersburg companies took place during the meeting with the Director of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization LACB of UNIDO, Carlos Chanduvi Suarez.

The meeting was attended by: Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey Movchan, Chairman of the Committee on Industrial Policy and Innovations of St. Petersburg Maxim Meiksin, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg Vyacheslav Kalganov, Executive Director of the Business Center "Russia-Latin America" ​​Vitaly Stepanishev, representatives of St. Petersburg companies.

In the autumn of this year a visit of the St. Petersburg delegation to Cuba is planned for participation in the business program of the XXXV International Havana Fair FIHAV-2017 and establishment of business ties with Latin American countries.

FIHAV 2017 will be held on October 30 - November 3, 2017 in 25 pavilions of the exhibition complex EXPOCUBA with a total area of ​​25,000 square meters. The International Havana Fair FICHAV is held annually since 1983, and its areas and themes are expanding every year. The fair has become the most prestigious in the region and annually attracts about 4,500 participants from more than 60 countries. In 2017, the total area of ​​exhibition stands will exceed 20,000 square meters, the expected number of visitors of the exhibition is 150 000 people. This is a platform for presenting new products and conducting negotiations with trading partners, a meeting place for entrepreneurs of all continents.

At the preliminary meeting in St. Petersburg, their products and proposals for cooperation were presented by: Anatoly Petrov, vice president of Tauras-Feniks CJSC (production of packaging equipment); member of the supervisory board of TERMEX corporation Andrey Malyshev (production of water heaters); Managing Project "Power of Fashion" Anton Pushkov (sector of light industry and fashion industry); Director General of LLC "Rakurs-engineering" Leonid Chernigov (in the field of cooperation of engineering companies); deputy director for international relations in the Union for the circulation of medicines and medical equipment "XXI century. Medico - Pharmaceutical Projects "Konstantin Movchan (cooperation in the field of biomedical technologies and pharmaceuticals).


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