Heads of state from across Latin America and the Caribbean have begun to arrive in Havana, Cuba for the second summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
25 September 2013, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
BEIJING, Sept. 25 (News: Xinhua, Foto: Beijing Review) -- Cuban Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Rodrigo Malmierca said here on Wednesday that Cuba welcomes Chinese investment in its first special development zone.
The zone, due to open in Mariel Bay in November, will grant foreign businesses preferential tax treatment, including an exemption from corporate income tax for 10 years, said Malmierca during a tour designed to promote the zone.
"China is our first leg in international promotion, as Cuba and China boast long-term friendship and good cooperation" he said.