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International Trade Administration

The mission of the International Trade Administration (ITA) is to create prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

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Joseph C. Semsar

Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade, Performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Under Secretary for International Trade

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