Loading...
See More

Trade minister visits Cuba

Nov 05 2012 07:54 Sapa

Related Articles

SA signs aid, loan treaty with Cuba

SA scraps Cuba's R1bn debt

SA extends credit to Cuba

Cuba allows private property

Can Rob Davies clinch WTO post?

Davies in China for export expo

 

Johannesburg - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies arrived in Cuba on Saturday to meet with the country's deputy president Esteban Lazo, his ministers and several business people, the department said.

Department spokesperson Sidwell Medupe said they hoped the visit would result in strengthened ties with the Caribbean nation.

Davies would also attend the opening of the 30th Havana International Fair on Sunday, Medupe said.

Several South African companies were exhibiting at the business fair and Davies would officially open the South African Pavilion.

Of the 216 destinations for South Africa's exports globally, Cuba ranked 83rd in 2011.

Earlier this year, Cuba and South Africa entered into a R350m economic assistance package agreement.

The minister said he believed the package would "go a long way in boosting economic relations".

He was expected to stay in Cuba until Wednesday and then travel to Jamaica and Brazil.

 
rob davies  |  cuba
NEXT ON FIN24X

 

Lastest Articles

Here is how to check your credit score and manage it Read More...
Top tips to save money over the festive period Read More...
These are the top 5 most fuel efficient cars in SA Read More...
What to consider when switching medical aid schemes Read More...
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
3 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...