Senators criticize Cuba trade proposal

Laws, Forrest
January 2005
Southeast Farm Press;1/5/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on Cuba trade proposals. A trio of U.S. senators is protesting a U.S. Treasury Department proposal they contend could seriously hamper the growing trade in agricultural products between the United States and Cuba. After nearly 40 years of economic sanctions against Cuba. Congress passed the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act that made sales of food products legal on a cash-in-advance basis in 2000. Since 2001, U.S. businesses have delivered some $800 million in ag products to the island, receiving payment in advance of delivery.


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