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Trump’s Cuba rollback brings ag groups concern

Changes to Cuba policy tighten export restrictions and create roadblocks in the distribution of goods, complicating agricultural trade with Cuba.

During a speech Friday in Miami, Fla., President Donald Trump announced plans to roll back several loosening of restrictions with Cuba and re-institute restrictions on travel to Cuba and U.S. business transactions. The move is being approached with caution from agricultural groups who had hoped trade with the nearby nation could increase.

In January 2016, the Obama Administration loosened export restrictions to allow companies to sell non-agricultural products to Cuba on credit,

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