With 24 prizes, Cuba was the country that achieved greater recognition in the recently concluded 35 International Fair of Havana (FIHAV), which once again was confirmed as the most important commercial meeting that the largest Antillean island does. The closing took place in the Havana Palace of Conventions with the presence of high officials of the government of the Island, among them the ministers Rodrigo Malmierca, Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment; Salvador Brown, of the Industry; Gustavo Rodríguez, of Agriculture, and Alfredo López, of Energy and Mines, as well as Luis Miguel Díaz, Vicetitular of Tourism. During the award ceremony, the Organizing Committee considered the Chinese pavilion as the best of this event and granted mentions for those from Venezuela, France, the Caribbean and Puerto Rico, while recognizing Spain as the most represented nation in this edition of FIHAV. Among the products that received Gold medal are the super light oil of the company Cubalub; the puree of guava from the Agroindustrial Company of Ceballos, Ciego de Ávila; the whole frozen shrimp of the Shrimp Farming Company; and the ice cream Blue Line of chocolate, of the food corporation Colarsa. Among other products awarded by the Cuban industry are perfumes, rums and footwear. The second country with the highest laurels was China with five, Russia with four and Holland with three. This 35th Havana International Fair, which was attended by more than 2,500 exhibitors from some 60 countries, served to reaffirm the progress of the Cuban industry and to publicize the many business opportunities offered by the island.