Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment to visit the US
The Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment (MINCEX), Rodrigo Malmierca, will pay a working visit to the United States on February 15-18, heading a delegation composed of officials of the MINCEX, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Central Bank of Cuba, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba, and executives of Cuban companies, the Cubaminrex Web site reported.
During his stay in that country, Minister Malmierca will be received by his counterpart, the Secretary of Commerce of the United States, Penny Pritzker. They will inaugurate the second meeting between officials of both nations to hold exchanges about the scope of the regulations in force of the embargo on Cuba and its impact on bilateral economic and commercial ties. Also, the top Cuban official will hold meetings with members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as well as with representatives of the business, political and academic sectors in that country.