Havana, Apr 9 – The Tenth International Construction Fair “FECONS 2014” begins its sessions today in this capital, promoting investment in that sector in Cuba, a priority of the recently approved Foreign Investment Law.
Business representatives, experts, constructors, designers, investors, and materials producers from around 160 domestic and foreign firms are attending the event, presented as one of the largest since the first edition held in 1998, sources from the organizing committee said.
Delegates from Germany, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, China, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Panama, Portugal, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, among others, have confirmed their attendance at the fair.
According to organizers, business representatives from Portugal and Switzerland are participating for the first time at this event.
Exhibition areas at the PABEXPO fairgrounds, venue of the meeting, cover 4,173 square meters, displaying products and services.
According to organizers, experience gained over the last decades will be a focus of the fair, particularly in the implementation of tourist facilities, housing, and other programs that are priorities for Cuba.
Fecons 2014, running until April 12, includes the most varied and modern technology in the world of building construction and materials, something that will be well-received by Cuban representatives, eager to incorporate such technology and materials in Cuban projects, along with foreign investment.
Source: Prensa Latina