BIS Requests Comments Licensing of Agricultural Commodities to Cuba
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a notice in today's Federal Register requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures for the export of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in its biennial report to the Congress, as required by the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000. Comments must be received by November 28, 2008.
License Exception AGR authorizes exports and certain reexports of eligible agricultural commodities that are classified as ECCN EAR99 to Cuba, subject to certain criteria and restrictions.