US congressman recognizes potential of Cuban market

Participants at the opening of the Business Conference on Cuba-USA Agriculture, held at the Hotel Nacional in Havana, Cuba, on November 8, 2018. ACN Photo/Oriol de la Cruz Atencio Hernandez

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — US Congressman Rick Crawford (R), representative for the First District of Arkansas, spoke of the potential of the Cuban market, which cannot be exploited to the maximum due to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the US government on Cuba.

At the US-Cuba Agricultural Conference, held at the Hotel Nacional, Crawford told reporters that Cuba is a significant market, and could at some point be an important recipient of the rice produced in the US.

He noted that the per capita consumption of this cereal in Cuba is higher than the world average, and…

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