The US exported food and agricultural products worth almost 40 million in August, 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 were $39,913,983, representing an increase of more than 10 million compared to August 2022.
The US sent Cuba that month chicken leg quarters (frozen), chicken meat (frozen), chicken legs (frozen), pork, canned chicken, rice, puddings, grapes, coffee, coffee, biscuits , waffles and wafers, beer, palm oil, corn chips, yeasts, carbonated drinks, salt, sugar, compressors, immersion heaters, and more.
From January to August, Cuban exports from the US have reached $232,487,283, almost 35 million more compared to exports from the same period in 2022.
The figures for August also represent a considerable increase compared to July when lExports are about 32 million dollarsa number, moreover, more than the records of the previous two years for the same month.
That month, exports included a variety of foods and products, from washing machines to microwaves, Pacific salmon and sugar.
The August trend shows an increase in Cuban exports from the US since May, after all three-month reduction in some items in February, March and April.
The August figure was higher than the more than 37 million in June.
Cuba bought from the US last year products for $328.5 million dollars, marking the largest increase in commercial operations between the two countries in the last decade, according to official figures.
The innovation in Cuba’s exports last year was an increase in health products, equipment and medical supplies worth $9.2 million dollars. Purchases in this category usually include hygiene products such as detergents, deodorants, toothpastes, soaps, shampoos, disinfectants, dermatological products and beauty and skin care preparations, according to statistics from the Department of Agriculture supplemented by the Economic and Trade Council USA-Cuba (USCTEC).