Cuban company Caribex will better position its fishery products in China (+ Photo)
Shanghai, Nov 10 (RHC) The Caribex company informed about the establishment of agreements and the strengthening of relations with China to maintain a better price of Cuba's fishery products, introduce new species and jointly manage facilities linked to the sector.
Its general director, Javier Aguiar, said in an interview with Prensa Latina that these results were achieved in the context of the second International Exhibition of Imports and Exports (CIIE), where they presented innovative and traditional offers such as whole, raw and frozen lobster.
On that leading product, he said, the Cuban company ratified the existing contracts and the local part accepted an increase in prices in its market for the end of the year activities and the Lunar New Year, moments where demand increases.
Caribex signed several letters of intent related to the sale in the Asian country of angula, which is the fry of the eel and the only one allowed by fishing laws; with investment plans to build fish feed factories in Cuba, essential to achieve stability and avoid a deficit in that regard; and a third that opens the way to jointly cultivate eel in China.
On the other hand, the director mentioned that he took advantage of the participation in the CIIE to promote other branches of the food industry of his country, such as rums and coffee, this last product of interest for representatives of Saudi Arabia and other nations of the Middle East in the Coffee theme for its recognized high quality.
According to Aguiar, with the purpose of inserting more goods in the Chinese market, they also managed to link traditional customers of fishery products with Cuban coal and La Estancia firms, dedicated to juices, fruit nectars and canned products.
Finally, he referred to the completion of a plant with Chinese technology and mostly automated to produce these and other foods in the central province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba's main fruit crop center.
Caribex is part of a delegation of 31 companies and nine business representations of Cuba with offices in China that attend the international stock exchange, which closes its doors this Sunday and is valued as key along with the initiative of the Strip and the Road in the role that the Asian giant plays against protectionism. (Source: PL)
Edited by Maria Candela