Monday, October 24, 2016

Mississippi businesses eye opportunities in Cuba

               , The Clarion-Ledger, 8:15 p.m. CDT October 23, 2016

Mississippi businesses are exploring ways to establish relationships in Cuba.

Toward that goal, nearly 150 Mississippi business leaders gathered in downtown Jackson Thursday for a Doing Business in Cuba Summit hosted by the Mississippi Development Authority.

“As regulations change across the board, they’re seeing this as a potential opportunity to increase their exports," said Jeff Rent, MDA communications director, "and increased exports means that we’re making our economy stronger, we’re selling more goods and we have a market that is out there and if people in that market want Mississippi-made products then it’s really beneficial for the entire economy.”

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