U.S. Ag Exports to Cuba Increased 100.2%
Remain up 10% year-to-year
Exports of food products and agricultural commodities from the United States to the Republic of Cuba in July 2019 were $31,176,618 compared to $15,569,938 in July 2018 and $24,379,155 in July 2017.
United States exports from January 2019 through July 2019 were $186,114,479 compared to $169,191,120 from January 2018 through July 2018, representing an increase of 10%.
The data 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 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.
The data represents the U.S. Dollar value of product exported from the United States to the Republic of Cuba under the TSREEA. The data does not include transportation charges, bank charges, or other costs associated with exports; the government of the Republic of Cuba reports unverifiable data that includes transportation charges, bank charges, and other costs.