Cuba Ag Imports Lower
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Tue Apr 9, 2013 06:31 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba for the first three months of the year are down slightly from the same period last year. From January to March, the U.S. sold Cuba 237,000 metric tons of primarily corn, soybeans and soybean meal.

"Exports are down a little bit, but generally we're on track to have a solid, but not great, year," said Parr Rosson, a Cuba expert and professor of agriculture economics at Texas A&M University. At this time last year, the U.S. had sold Cuba 269,000 mt of agricultural products.

The U.S. exports roughly $350 million to $400 ...

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