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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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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross praised today’s announcement by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) of plans to invest approximately $12 billion to construct a new 5-nanometer semiconductor production facility in Arizona. This manufacturing facility will be one of only two of its kind globally capable of producing the world’s most advanced semiconductors. TSMC’s planned...

Spotlight on Commerce: Ibrahim Baig, Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, International Trade Administration

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232 Portal Instruction Video Links

Instructional Videos for the 232 Exclusions Portal The following provides information on the instructional videos for the 232 Exclusions Portal as well as the links to these videos. The Department continues to develop resources for business to assist them in navigating the 232 exclusion process. These six new videos cover how to register as a new user and log in; how to file an exclusion request...

Spotlight on Commerce: Diane Farrell, Acting Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade, International Trade Administration (ITA)

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Commerce This Week: March 10

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Chairman Moran, Ranking Member Shaheen, and members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, thank you for this opportunity to discuss President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Commerce. It is a privilege to appear before you today. We are committed to working with you to grow the U.S. economy, defend our industries from unfair foreign competition, and protect...

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Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Leads U.S. Delegation to Africa to Promote Prosper Africa Initiative

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Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Oxford Union in Oxford, England

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