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New Cuban relations may provide a boost for automakers

Patrick L. Anderson of the Lansing-based Anderson Economic Group said “a number of key Michigan industries stand to benefit from opening up relations with Cuba. The auto industry, in particular, will gain an important export market; tourism will shift, with more Michigan residents traveling to Cuba and more Cubans coming here; and agricultural exports and imports will grow,” he said. “Of course, some Americans will look forward to seeing some of the famous examples of American cars from the 1950s and 1960s still running, and I’ll bet at least one of them ends up in the Henry Ford.”

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