Exporting to Cuba

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Cuba.



A detailed guide on doing business in and with Cuba. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Cuba
  • benefits and growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and Cuba
  • opportunities in Cuba
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


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Managing risk

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Published 4 February 2016
Last updated 18 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated with 2015 info
  2. First published.
  3. Updated to 2014 HTML version