Diaz-Canel revealed through his Twitter account that in the meeting they discussed the trade potential between the two countries.
President Miguel Díaz-Canel met on June 8 with Mark Baum, vice president of the United States Food Industry Association, and Jorge Ignacio Fernández, head of the Hope for Cuba Foundation.
The head of state explained through his Twitter account that in the meeting they discussed the trade potential between the two countries and the obstacles posed by the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington on the island.
The American businessmen met last Monday with Antonio Carricarte, president of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce, to whom they expressed their interest in establishing commercial ties with the Caribbean nation, particularly in the food sector.
Jorge Ignacio Fernández explained that his unit not only builds bridges with businessmen interested in doing business with the island, but also working on issues such as sustainable energy and even medical equipment interested in making Cuban vaccines Also works with companies.
Meanwhile, Mark Baum expressed his interest in getting to know the Cuban market in order to determine in which areas it is possible to cooperate, he also described the characteristics of the places they represent.
Both agreed on the implications of the US blockade of Cuba and the inclusion of the island on the list of state sponsors of terrorism, although they stressed that there were still small opportunities that should be taken advantage of in favor of business.