Cuba becomes 55th market for US agricultural products
HAVANA, Nov. 8th Cuba becomes the 55th market for US food and agricultural exports in September the more than 200 countries that make this type of purchase, post-island sales from that country increased by 88.2% compared to August.
Havana’s purchases in the northern neighbor during the ninth month of 2022 were $38,167,679Nearly double that of 20,281,503 in the same month of 2021 and 16,117,329 in the same period of 2020, the US Department of Agriculture indicated.
by that amount, Now total exports between January and September 2022 accumulated $235,204,923Compared to 226,712,431 in the first nine months of 2021, the Cuban-American Economic and Commercial Council specified.
as always, The majority of Havana purchases in the US are meat products, primarily frozen chicken legs, beef, and thighs., to which calcium phosphate was added in September; coffee; bulk cocoa; corn fritters; vegetable juice; Beer and non-alcoholic beverages.
Also, as always, include personal hygiene products, especially deodorant, soap, toothpaste, and disinfectants.
another thing is humanitarian donations which do not stop growing despite Havana’s complaints about restrictions on bilateral trade imposed by the embargo, They add to the previous $16,619,425 between January and September, up from 11,074,090 for the whole of 2021.
These exports are, despite the ban, authorized under the Trade Restrictions Reform and Export Promotion Act (TSREEA) of 2000, ratified by the George W. Bush administration, to which Havana has been recurring since then.