A national exposition of Belarus was first presented at the FIHAV International Exhibition in Cuba. The forum, which is part of the top 3 exhibition events of Latin America, annually brings together companies from six dozen countries. The opening ceremony of the Belarusian exposition was attended by the Minister of Industry. Vitaly Vovk noted that the main goal at the forum for Belarus is to step up its presence in the Cuban market. This task was set by the head of state Alexander Lukashenko. Some of the leading Belarusian industrial enterprises are represented at the exhibition. An agreement on cooperation between the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba has already been signed.