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May072015

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It’s National Travel and Tourism Week and there is a lot to celebrate! Last year, 74.7 million international visitors to the United States generated $220.6 billion dollars in spending – a record number of visitors and a record year. Overall, the travel and tourism industry generated $1.5 trillion in total sales in 2014, which supported 7.8 million U.S. jobs.

May062015

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It is the mission of the Department of Commerce to make America more innovative; we collect and distribute information vital to businesses, we develop and commercialize new technologies, we make sure that our economy is a part of — not apart from — the ecosystems of this planet. But how do we improve the conduct of our own mission?

May062015

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This week is Public Service Recognition Week, May 3-9, 2015. In honor of the event, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews extends his appreciation and recognizes the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. Thank you to all government employees for the hard work you do on behalf of the American people.

May052015

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May is World Trade Month. Every year at this time, we acknowledge the importance of trade and investment, and reiterate our commitment to the workers and businesses that sustain our country’s competitive advantages. And given the records we achieved last year, this World Trade Month offers an excellent opportunity to reflect on how trade and investment lifts the U.S. economy.

May012015

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During a conference with American and Japanese business leaders last week in Los Angeles, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks on the U.S.-Japan economic partnership. Appearing alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy at the Japan-U.S.

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