January 2017 Exports To Cuba Decrease 38%- 1 Healthcare Product Exports- 2 Humanitarian Donations- 3 Obama Administration Initiatives Product Exports- 3 U.S. Port Export Data- 14 2017 Speaking Schedule- 15
JANUARY FOOD/AG EXPORTS DECREASE 38%- Exports of food products & agricultural commodities from the United States to the Republic of Cuba in January 2017 were US$14,149,848.00 compared to US$22,819,258.00 in January 2016 and US$24,850,904.00 in January 2014.
The following contains information on exports from the United States to the Republic of Cuba- products within the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act (TSREEA) of 2000, Cuban Democracy Act (CDA) of 1992, and regulations implemented (1992 to present) for other products by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Department of the Treasury and Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the United States Department of Commerce. The TSREEA re-authorized the direct commercial (on a cash basis) export of food products (including branded food products) and agricultural products (commodities) from the United States to the Republic of Cuba, irrespective of purpose. The TSREEA does not include healthcare products, which remain authorized and regulated by the CDA.
Established in 1994, the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council provides an efficient and sustainable educational structure in which the United States business community may access accurate, consistent, and timely information and analysis on matters and issues of interest regarding United States-Republic of Cuba commercial, economic, and political relations.