The 32nd International Fair of Havana (Fihav 2014) opened its doors at Expocuba exhibition center, attended by experts from 60 countries and specially aimed at promoting foreign investment, according to organizers, reports Prensa Latina (Nov. 2, 2014). Part of the event was a lecture by Minister of Foreign trade & Investment Rodrigo Malmierca about the Law 118 on foreign investment, already in force after its approval this year by Parliament. The business portfolio, including 246 projects worth US$8.710 billion, was be presented to the visiting entrepreneurs. The fair had 25 pavilions. Business meetings were scheduled by Cuba with Russia, Portugal, Brazil, China, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico and South Africa. Workshops were on business opportunities in the sectors of energy and mining, industry, construction, food, sugar, tourism and medical services, among others. More than 300 Cuban firms will presented their products and services at the Central Pavilion of the fair, with highlights including the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, along with the export of services and non traditional items.