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U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigation of Imports of Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous from Canada

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of a new antidumping duty (AD) investigation to determine whether sodium sulfate anhydrous from Canada is being dumped in the United States. This antidumping investigation was initiated based on a petition filed by Cooper Natural Resources, Inc. (Fort Worth, TX), Elementis Global LLC (East Windsor, NJ), and Searles Valley Minerals,...

Op-Ed: Tax Day Shows Benefits of President Trump’s Tax Reform for Nation, Florida

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This past Monday was Tax Day, perhaps the least appealing day on America’s national calendar. This year, however, President Donald Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act gave Americans something to smile about. Today, I am in the Miami area discussing tax reform and the positive impact the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) will have for Florida. As many Floridians may have noticed, the average...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America “Great Think: Workforce Readiness” Event

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Thank you, Jim, for that kind introduction. It is my honor to be here with people like David Seaton; Carolyn Lee; Michael Bellaman; Karen Pittman; and, of course, with those who really matter most, the students who were just being quizzed so relentlessly by Jim. Jim, the Boys and Girls Clubs of America is fortunate to have such a nationwide prominent and respected person as you as its President...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Turkish Council (ATC)

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Thank you, General Jones, for that kind introduction. Thank you especially for your distinguished military service, and for your leadership as Chairman of the American Turkish Council. Thank you, also, to members of the Turkish-U.S. Business Council for co-sponsoring this conference. For 37 years, you have played an important role in promoting a strong bilateral relationship between our countries....

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Steel Wheels 12 to 16.5 Inches in Diameter from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter from China, finding that exporters from China have been dumping certain steel wheels in the United States at margins ranging from 38.27 to 44.35 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue Leadership Dinner

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Thank you, Fernando, for that kind introduction. Thank you to, Governor of the State of Yucatán Mauricio Vila Dosal for hosting this dinner. And thank you, too to the Mexico Business Coordinating Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for organizing this CEO Dialogue and Business Summit. I am delighted to be here with so many of my colleagues from the U.S. Departments of Energy and State, the...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at 35th National Space Symposium

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Good morning, and thank you, Tom, for that kind introduction. It is an honor to share the stage with so many luminaries of the U.S. space industry, and especially with Acting Secretary of Defense Shanahan. Thank you for those remarks. Our being here is a clear demonstration of the focus the Trump Administration places on one of our nation’s most prominent and important industries. The individuals,...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Baldrige National Quality Award Ceremony

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Thank you, Dr. Benson, for that kind introduction. It’s great to be here again with the Baldrige community. Yesterday, the United States lost an important and venerable national figure who helped shape the program we are celebrating today. Sen. Fritz Hollings from South Carolina was an instrumental force behind the success of NIST, and he was a good friend of many of the old-timers in this room....

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Laminated Woven Sacks from Vietnam

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of laminated woven sacks from Vietnam, finding that exporters from Vietnam have sold laminated woven sacks at less than fair value in the United States at rates ranging from 109.46 to 292.61 percent. Commerce also determined that...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 11.57 to 164.16 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits...