Cuba wants Belarus to help develop the country, Gerardo Suárez Alvarez says


Cuba wants Belarus to help develop the country, Gerardo Suárez Alvarez says

Belarus is interested in creating joint ventures in Cuba and counts on the country's assistance in developing relations with other Latin American and Caribbean countries.

On October 19, the President received the Ambassador of Cuba at the Palace of Independence. Pharmacy was called one of the promising areas for cooperation. There is also an untapped potential in industry, agriculture, science, technology and education.

Relations between Cuba and Belarus have a strong economic and political foundation. As noted by Alexander Lukashenko, he expects to visit Cuba in the near future.

The bilateral trade turnover in January-August of this year amounted to almost $50.5 million. The top export positions of Belarus are trucks, tractors, tires and potash fertilizers. To support contracts, the countries previously agreed on a credit line. At present it is almost fully finished and the next stage of financing is being agreed upon.

Gerardo Suárez Alvarez, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba to the Republic of Belarus:
In recent years, trade turnover between the countries has doubled. But there is still room for improvement. For its implementation, the parties have been working on a legal and contractual basis. We are interested in strengthening and more active participation of Belarus in the plans of social and economic development of Cuba for the coming years.

I do not know how my professional life will develop in the future, but I am sure that wherever I work I will always promote close relations of friendship and cooperation that exist between our countries. First of all, I take with me the love and warmth of your people. I'll take pictures with beautiful landscapes of Belarus and traditional clothes made of flax.

It is worth noting that a few years ago, the countries signed an agreement on mutual deliveries. Belarus receives pharmaceutical products from Cuba, and in return exports machinery and spare parts.