Dubai, Oct 5 (EFE).- Uruguay involves Expo 2020 Dubai, the primary world exposition to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia area, with “much to offer” in addition to its well-known agricultural prowess, the Uruguayan minister of Industry, Energy and Mining instructed Efe.
“Uruguay produces enough food for 30 million or more people and we are 3 million, so we are a net exporter country, with efficient, competitive agribusiness, which has levels of quality recognized worldwide,” Omar Paganini mentioned throughout his go to to the Uruguayan pavilion at Expo 2020, inaugurated final Friday.
From Uruguay’s perspective, he mentioned, the holding of Expo 2020 in the United Arab Emirates is “ideal,” as Dubai and the opposite six members of the federation get most of their meals from overseas.
But agriculture just isn’t the one phase of the Uruguayan financial system that stands to learn “from better exchanges,” the minister mentioned.
“The information technology services sector, in which Uruguay is very prominent … can diversify since it is very much oriented to the United States” at current.
Logistics is one other fascinating sector, Paganini mentioned, mentioning that “the powerful logistics of the (Persian) Gulf can be complemented with distribution in South America.”
“Our mechanisms of free zones and free ports, our special tax and financial management and investment regimes make us attractive for integrating not only Uruguay, but also that area of the world with this area,” he mentioned.
“Uruguay is in a good moment to open up to the world and expand internationally, after handling the pandemic without a lockdown and with a very high vaccination rate,” the minister mentioned at Expo 2020, which needed to be postponed till this 12 months due to Covid-19.
“The world is in a reset and there are opportunities that appear every day, we want to take advantage of them, we want to be known,” Paganini mentioned. “We are a country that is far from the main centers of the world, we are a country of few inhabitants, but we have a lot to offer.” EFE iam-fc/vh/lap/dr