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10 NIST Researchers Receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

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“We are extremely proud of these talented researchers,” said Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director Walter G. Copan. “Each one has already made impressive contributions to measurement science and innovation and has demonstrated leadership through mentoring the next generation of researchers. We look forward to the continued impacts of their careers in research...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 GDP: Economy Grows 2.1% in Q2

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Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers, finding that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1% percent in the second quarter. “The Trump economy is growing strong and, on the heels of 3.1 percent growth in the first quarter, is poised to continue expanding,” said Secretary of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping (AD) countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of vertical metal file cabinets from China, finding that exporters received antidumping duty rates of 198.50 percent and countervailable subsidies of 227.10 percent. Based on these preliminary determinations, the Department of...

NOAA Early Career Scientists Honored for Innovative Research

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Eight NOAA scientists today were awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for pioneering research on the Earth’s atmosphere, weather, our ocean, coasts, fisheries and marine ecosystems. They were among 314 federally-supported scientists who received a PECASE at a ceremony hosted by the White House Office of Science Policy and Technology at the...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Apollo 50: The Role of Intellectual Property in Space Commerce

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Introduced by USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Thank you, Andrei, for that kind introduction. I am always happy to be at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and especially to celebrate the technology impacts of our greatest milestone of space. To those of you in the room who were part of the Apollo program — the astronauts, engineers, program managers, technicians — congratulations and thank you for...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China and India

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 23.41 to 24.89 percent and 6.07 to 155.03 percent, respectively. Based on these preliminary determinations, the...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Virginia Manufacturers Association

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Thank you for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be here with all of you in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. It is a beautiful part of the country, near the unspoiled beaches of the Atlantic; the Chesapeake Bay; Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg; and, of course, the Naval Station and Shipyard. Like America, Hampton Roads is big and mighty, and is a great place to be a...

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $23 Million to Fuel High-Growth Entrepreneurship Across America

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that 44 organizations — including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and entrepreneurship-focused organizations — from 28 states and two territories will receive grants totaling $23 million to create and expand high-growth entrepreneurship and increase access to capital for communities across America. The grants are made annually...