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The Working Group on Bribery of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD Working Group) issued its Phase 4 Report of the United States, announced the U.S. Departments of Justice, Commerce, State, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Phase 4 Report is part of the OECD Working Group’s peer monitoring process and focuses primarily on the United States’...

U.S. Departments of Labor, Commerce and Education Sign Six Party Joint Declaration of Intent with Germany

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Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today ratified a Joint Declaration of Intent with their German counterparts concerning cooperation on apprenticeships, vocational education and training. The signing, during National Apprenticeship Week, represents the firm commitment of the U.S. Departments of Labor, Commerce and Education...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Ireland Economic Forum Virtual Meeting

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Organized by Ian Hyland, President, Ireland INC. Thank you, Ian, for organizing this important forum today. And a warm welcome to Ambassador Crawford, and the panelists joining today’s discussion. I am grateful for all you do to support the strong bond between our two countries – a relationship whose history pre-dates both of our nations’ independence. Nearly a quarter million Irish immigrants...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination for Passenger Vehicles and Light Truck Tires From Vietnam

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced an affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of passenger vehicle and light truck (passenger tires) tires from Vietnam. The Commerce Department preliminarily determined that exporters and producers from Vietnam received counter available subsidies with rates ranging from 6.23 percent to 10.08 percent. Among...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Roundtable

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Introduced by Laurel Baker, CEO and Secretary, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Thank you, Laurel, for that kind introduction, and for your two decades of dedicated service helming the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce. My thanks also to Dennis Grady, for your 30 years of service as CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches. For the last several weeks, I have been in meetings like this with...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Roundtable with the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce

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Introduced by Helen Edenfield, Global Director for Facilities, NeoGenomics Thank you, Helen, for that kind introduction. I was really looking forward to seeing the facility and all of you in person, but as you can appreciate this is a particularly hectic time in the administration and a totally unexpected event made it impossible for me to spend the travel time to and from Ft. Meyers. But I am...

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States: "Tonight’s confirmation of President Trump’s outstanding nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court further exemplifies this administration’s promise to protect and defend our Constitution. Justice Amy Coney Barrett‘s commitment to the...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Tour and Roundtable with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and City Furniture in Tamarac, Florida

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Introduced by Andrew Koenig, President, City Furniture. Thank you, Andrew, for the kind introduction, for the wonderful tour, and for hosting us in your beautiful showroom. My thanks also to Bob Swindell for your leadership of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and for organizing today’s discussion. Your work on behalf of GFLA’s member companies ensures your communities and businesses remain...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Naturalization Ceremony in Oakland Park, Florida

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Introduced by Brett R. Rinehart, Miami and Caribbean District Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Welcome everyone, and congratulations! I am deeply honored to be with you on your first day as Americans. You arrived here from 23 different nations, and now join a unique and diverse cultural tapestry, made stronger today by your part in it. We are welcoming you to our American family...

U.S. Department of Commerce Strengthens Commercial Ties and Expands Digital Attaché Program in the UAE

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To coincide with the first meeting of the new United States-United Arab Emirates Strategic Dialogue, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the Department is working to conclude two memorandums of understanding with Emirati government agencies promoting foreign direct investment, innovation, and entrepreneurship as well as the expansion of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA)...