June 18, 2024

Cuba Business and Investment Seminar


Dr. Ritter Diaz, Representative Director of JAPOLAC, participated in the Cuba Business and Investment Seminar, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO-ITPO), the Embassy of Cuba in Japan, and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment (MINCEX) of Cuba.

The seminar was held at the United Nations University headquarters in Tokyo and was attended by representatives of Japanese companies, academics, journalists, and members of other institutions.

The event began with welcoming remarks from Ms. Fumio Adachi, Head of the UNIDO-ITPO office in Tokyo, and the Ambassador of Cuba in Japan, H.E. Gisela García.

The main presentation was delivered by Ms. Lizbet Díaz, Director of Foreign Capital Business at MINCEX, who provided a detailed explanation of foreign investment projects in prioritized sectors of the country, as well as Cuba’s export product offerings. Ms. Díaz participated as a guest of the UNIDO-ITPO Delegate Program, aimed at promoting business and technology transfer for developing countries.

The seminar also featured interventions from Mr. Toyonari Yamagishi, Executive Director of the Japan-Cuba Economic Conference, and Mr. Shintaro Akiyama, Director of the Central America and Caribbean Division of the Japan International Cooperation Agency.