November 2017 Food/Ag Exports To Cuba Increased 101%- 1 2017 Exports Will Exceed 2016 Exports- 2 Healthcare Product Exports US$246,735.00- 2 Humanitarian Donations US$883,776.00- 2 Obama Administration Initiatives Exports Substantially Increase- 3 John Deere Exports 86 Metric Tons Of Equipment Valued At US$755,823.00- 3 U.S. Port Export Data- 14 Speaking Schedule- 16
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION INITIATIVES EXPORTS SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASE- In 2015 and in 2016, the OFAC and BIS expanded the list of products authorized for export from the United States and from third countries of the Republic of Cuba with a focus upon products (non-durable, durable and consumable) to entities not affiliated with the government of the Republic of Cuba; the government of the Republic of Cuba has generally prohibited these exports. The one United States company with two hotel management contracts, the five United States airlines servicing United States-Republic of Cuba routes, and the two United States companies with agricultural equipment distribution centers have (are) also imported equipment.
In November 2017, US$921,996.00 in products for use at the hotels, for the airlines and at the agricultural product distribution centers (US$755,823.00 of the total) were exported to the Republic of Cuba.
January 2017 through November 2017 exports were US$248,703,676.00. Exports for 2016 were US$232,064,645.00.
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.