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U.S. exports to Cuba hit nearly $40 million in August

U.S. exports to Cuba hit nearly $40 million in August

Last August, the United States exported $40 million worth of food and agricultural products. According to data from a report published by the US-Cuba Economic and Trade Council (USTEC).

In August, exports of food and agricultural products from the United States to Cuba totaled $39,913,983, representing an increase of more than 10 million compared to August 2022.

The United States sent Cuba that month chicken feet (frozen), chicken meat (frozen), chicken thighs (frozen), pork, canned chicken, rice, puddings, raisins, coffee, coffee extract, biscuits, waffles and wafers, beer, palm oil, Corn chips, yeasts, carbonated beverages, salt, sugar, compressors, immersion heaters, etc.

From January to August, exports from the United States to Cuba have already reached $232,487,283, almost 35 million more than exports for the same period in 2022.

August figures represent a substantial increase compared to JulyExports are around 32 million dollarsA figure, moreover, higher than the previous two years’ records in the same month.

During that month, exports included a variety of foodstuffs and goods, from washing machines to microwave ovens, Pacific salmon and sugar.

August’s trend reflects an increase in exports to Cuba from May A three-month decline in some commodities in February, March and April.

The August figure was up from 37 million in June.

Cuba bought it last year from the US According to official figures, the products totaled $328.5 million, marking the biggest increase in trade between the two countries over the past decade.

New in exports to Cuba last year was an increase of $9.2 million worth of health care products, equipment and medical supplies. According to statistics from the Department of Agriculture supplemented by the Economic and Trade Council USA-Cuba (USA-Cuba), this category of purchases mostly includes health products such as detergents, deodorants, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, disinfectants, skin products, and beauty and skin care products. USCTEC).

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