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Caribbean Basin Agricultural Trade Office

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Welcome to the Caribbean Basin Agricultural Trade Office! (CBATO)


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Countries of the CBATO region are identified under “Market Information


U.S. Exporter Assistance - Useful services and information to help exporters’ market U.S. products to the countries serviced by the CBATO.

Caribbean Importer Assistance - Useful services and information to help importers source U.S. food and beverage products.


The 2016 Cochran Fellowship Program in the Caribbean February 7 is the closing date for 2016 program applications.

2016 CBATO supported U.S. Trade ShowsClick Here

Agricultural News

-      Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors (March 21, 2016)

Popular Topics

-          Regulatory: FDA releases Final Rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

-          Animal Health: USDA's HPAI General Resources and Information

-          Market Opportunities: U.S. Agricultural Exports to Cuba Have Substantial Room for Growth

-          Caribbean Countries Enforcing Requirement for AMS Sanitary Certificate for U.S. origin Dairy Products and Further Processed Egg Products

-          U.S. Single Window for Trade:  February 27, 2016, is the target date for mandatory use of the ‘International Trade Data System’ (ITDS) for APHIS regulated imports.      





This page was last updated: 03/28/2016