President Obama elaborated yesterday on his National Export Initiative to double
“We’re going to strengthen relations with key partners, specifically
Meanwhile, the House Agriculture Committee heard testimony on a bill designed to boost farm exports to
The bill under discussion ends U.S. travel restrictions, changes the “cash-in-advance” requirement for agricultural sales so that payment is required before cargo is delivered in Cuba as opposed to before leaving a U.S. port, and allows Cuba to make its payments by direct wire transfer to U.S. banks instead of through a third country. It doesn’t change the statutory requirement that
There are many steps the President’s new “Export Promotion Cabinet” could take to increase exports to
My earlier comments on the agriculture issue are here.