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Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Grand Opening of the Astrobotic Technology, Inc HQ's in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Introduced by John Thornton, CEO, Astrobotic Thank you, John, for that kind introduction, and for welcoming me to your impressive new facility. A special thanks also to Congressman Lamb, County Executive Fitzgerald, and Mayor Peduto who are joining us today. I am pleased to be here with all of you at the Grand Opening of Astrobotic. Congratulations! It is great to be in Pittsburgh. I am usually in...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2020 Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Virtual Meeting

Introduced by Deputy Secretary Stephen Biegun, U.S. Department of State Thank you, Stephen. And thank you also to Ivanka for your leadership combatting the horrors of human trafficking and forced labor. My thanks to the Advisory Councils and all of our federal agencies for your hard work and contributions to ending modern slavery. My Department stands together with you in full support of this...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Roundtable with the Tampa Bay Chamber in Tampa, Florida

Introduced by Bob Rohrlack, President and CEO, Tampa Bay Chamber Thank you, Dr. Rohrlack, for the kind introduction. And a warm welcome to Mayor Castor who joins us today. And my congratulations to the Tampa Bay Chamber, as you celebrate 135 years of dedicated service to your mission of “enhancing the community by building business success” in Tampa. Thank you also to your member companies in the...

Secretary Ross Highlights Commerce Actions Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

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In support of the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said the Department is fully behind the President’s strategy and has already implemented a number of export controls on emerging technologies. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in Commerce imposed controls on six more emerging technologies, bringing the total to...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Scaling Pandemic Resilience through Innovation and Technology (SPRINT) Challenge Announcement in St. Petersburg, Florida

Introduced by Mike Meidel, Director, Pinellas County Economic Development Thank you, Mike, for that kind introduction and for your commitment to outreach, education and service to your community as a leader in economic development here in the Tampa Bay region. I am pleased to join you here in Pinellas County, a flourishing high-tech hub, with your 31,000 advanced manufacturing workers and 22,000...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Rio Tinto Resolution Copper Site Visit Roundtable in Phoenix, Arizona

Introduced by Andrew Lyle, Project Director, Resolution Copper. Thank you, Andrew, for that kind introduction, and for welcoming me to what will soon be North America’s largest copper production facility. It is great to be here with all of you, at one of the largest untapped copper deposits in the world. And my thanks to Mayor Mila Besich for joining us this morning. Your work has been...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet From 18 Countries

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of common alloy aluminum sheet (CAAS) from Bahrain, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Oman, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and Turkey. This follows recent preliminary affirmative...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at Discover Global Markets: Growth Opportunities in Intelligent Manufacturing in Indianapolis, Indiana

Introduced by Ian Steff, Assistant Secretary of Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction and for your dedicated leadership advancing the global success of American businesses. My thanks also for the great work that you, Deputy Assistant Secretary Guevara, and your Global Markets team did to organize this national...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at EDA Grant Announcement for City of Petersburg in Petersburg, Indiana

Introduced by R.C. Klipsch, Mayor of Petersburg Thank you, Mayor Klipsch for that kind introduction and for welcoming us to the City of Petersburg. And my thanks to Lisa Gehlhausen of the Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission, Clint Roos of Midwestern Engineers and Ashley Willis of Pike County Economic Growth & Development for joining us this afternoon. Believe it or not, I am not the first U.S...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finalizes 20-Year Amendment to the Suspension Agreement on Uranium from the Russian Federation

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The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) and the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom (Rosatom), on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, have signed a final amendment to the Agreement Suspending the Antidumping Investigation on Uranium from the Russian Federation (Agreement). This amendment extends the Agreement through 2040 and reduces U.S. reliance on uranium from Russia...