The Honorable Drew Phillip “Phil” Bryant (R), Governor of the State of Mississippi, will not visit the Republic of Cuba from 20 February 2017 to 24 February 2017. We got it wrong. We apologize.
A delegation from the State of Mississippi will visit the Republic of Cuba in February, but will not be led by the Governor. The delegation will be led by Ms. Rosario "Rose" Boxx, International Trade Director for the Mississippi Development Authority.
For the period 2010 through 2016, the Port at Pascagoula, Mississippi, ranked 9th of 35 United States ports that have exported food products, agricultural commodities, healthcare products and other authorized products from the United States to the Republic of Cuba. The Port at Pascagoula reported 160,579 metric tons of product for the period 2010 through 2016; no product was reported for 2015 and 2016.
The State of Mississippi is a source of frozen poultry products exported to the Republic of Cuba.
The Honorable William Thad Cochran (R), United States Senator from the State of Mississippi, will visit the Republic of Cuba from 19 February 2017 to 22 February 2017 with a group of four (4) members of the United States Senate and one member of the United States House of Representatives. LINK TO POST: http://www.cubatrade.org/blog/2017/2/10/congressional-delegation-to-visit-cuba-4-senators-1-representative
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