Mississippi Development Authority hosting session on doing business with Cuba

A poster of the Habaguanex company is seen in Old Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. The largest business arm of the City Historian’s Office, Habaguanex, named for a pre-Columbian indigenous chief, directly runs some 20 hotels and 30 stores and more than 25 restaurants in Old Havana. Last month, the Cuban military took over the business operations of the City Historian’s Office, including Habaguanex. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
A poster of the Habaguanex company is seen in Old Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. The largest business arm of the City Historian’s Office, Habaguanex, named for a pre-Columbian indigenous chief, directly runs some 20 hotels and 30 stores and more than 25 restaurants in Old Havana. Last month, the Cuban military took over the business operations of the City Historian’s Office, including Habaguanex. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The state agency that promotes job creation in Mississippi is hosting a session next month about developing trade ties with Cuba.

Mississippi Development Authority says in a news release that the event takes place Oct. 20 at The South Warehouse in downtown Jackson.

Speakers will include people who work in Cuba’s corporate banking and international trade sectors; infrastructure and energy sectors; and agriculture, commodities and mining sectors.

Discussions will cover the legal environment and business opportunities in a wide variety of fields, including energy and telecommunications.

 

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