At the 33rd Havana International Fair 2015 (Source: VNA)

Havana (VNA) - Vietnam is joining 4,500 foreign exhibitors from 60 countries and territories worldwide at the 33rd Havana International Fair 2015 (FIHAV), which is taking place in Havana from November 2-7.

A Vietnam Day and a Cuba- Vietnam business conference are scheduled to be held on November 3 and 4, respectively, in the framework of the fair.

Consumer goods, machinery, equipment, raw materials and services, among others, are on display on an exhibiting area of more than 20,000 square metres.

This year’s event has seen the largest number of participants in the past 15 years, Cuban Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said at the opening ceremony, highlighting that this shows the international community’s interest in the Cuban market.

Cuba is diversifying its trade relations, especially in bio-technology and services, he affirmed.

FIHAV, annually held since 1982, is the most important general trade exhibition in Cuba and the Caribbean region.-VNA