Barriers restrict U.S.-Cuba trade growth
Opening trade with Cuba could bring an increase of $1 billion per year in agriculture exports, according to experts at a workshop last week at the American Farm Bureau 2017 annual convention in Phoenix.
Dr. Steven Zahniser, an economist at the Agriculture Department’s Economic Research Service, said growth in U.S. agricultural trade with Cuba remains limited, primarily because credit restrictions are putting U.S. products at a disadvantage.
Meanwhile, other countries have stepped in and filled...
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