Washington.- US Senators John Boozman and Michael Bennet said on Tuesday that they had submitted the Agricultural Export Expansion Act (S.1447), in order to remove restrictions to private financing for US agricultural exports to Cuba.
These restrictions are arbitrary and serve no purpose other than hurting our farmers and the Cuban people. Thanks @SenatorBennet and @JohnBoozman for reaching across the aisle to right this wrong! https://t.co/cwNaSOwx2E— Engage Cuba (@Engage_Cuba) 14 de mayo de 2019
"These restrictions are arbitrary and serve no purpose other than hurting our farmers and the Cuban people," Engage Cuba President James Williams said in reference to the limitations that force Cuba to pay in cash and in advance for US products.
I have joined w/@SenatorBennet to reintroduce a bill to help our farmers & ranchers by removing a major hurdle to selling American ag products in Cuba. Learn how our bill helps & read what @ArFB, @AGCouncilofAR & @RiceArkansas have to say about it: https://t.co/mwOnifuqwk— Senator John Boozman (@JohnBoozman) 14 de mayo de 2019
"As US producers across sectors struggle with sluggish markets and Chinese tariffs, it's time we move this bad policy out of the way of our farmers, who deserve to be able to compete on equal ground for market share in Cuba," he added. (PL)