We are pleased to introduce John Saylor, another export veteran who will be blogging regularly for CTP. John is the Chairman of the VA/DC District Export Council (DEC), a volunteer organization that mentors local businesses seeking to export. With over 40 years of experience in transportation, logistics, and trade development, John brings a valuable perspective to CTP’s blogosphere. John’s blog series will focus on trade policy, regulatory changes, and local trade-related events, attempting to keep CTP subscribers abreast of relevant opportunities and developments. Take it away, John.
On May 25th, the White House conducted abriefing to unveil the latest policy and regulatory changes regarding Cuba. This event drew considerable media attention, given the on-going desire by President Obama to chart a new course in bilateral relations and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.