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Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the International Conference for Democracy in Venezuela

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Thank you to the Government of Peru for convening this gathering to discuss the future of Venezuela. Today’s discussions are an important step, toward its rebirth and recovery. Less than a decade ago, Venezuela had the highest per capita income in Latin America. But the Maduro Government’s corruption and incompetence has shrunk the Venezuelan economy more than 60 percent in five years. Of course...

Number of U.S. Fish Stocks at Sustainable Levels Remains Near Record High

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The following is a cross-post from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Today, NOAA released the 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries Annual Report to Congress that details the status of 479 federally-managed stocks or stock complexes in the U.S. to identify which stocks are subject to overfishing, are overfished, or are rebuilt to sustainable levels. Building upon the trend of the past...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from Thailand, finding that exporters from Thailand have dumped steel threaded rod in the United States at a margin of 20.83 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 17th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Brasilia, Brazil

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Intro by Norman Anderson, Chair/CEO CGLA Thank you, Norm, for the kind introduction. Thanks also for the opportunity to participate in today’s infrastructure forum. By bringing governments with deal-ready projects together with highly qualified companies, this is fast-tracking needed infrastructure development in the Americas. I see that the United States’ private sector is well-represented here...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Venezuela Infrastructure Breakfast in Brasilia, Brazil

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Introduced by Norman Anderson, Chair/CEO CG/LA Thank you, Norm, for the kind words and to the CG/LA team for convening this discussion highlighting the future of Venezuela. Venezuela’s infrastructure needs are far more severe than other Latin American countries because of years of neglect. And because their economy has shrunk between 5 and 25 percent a year under Maduro, the amounts seem...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Sixth Annual Signing Day Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships at Trident Technical College

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Introduced by Pamela Evette, Lt. Governor of South Carolina Thank you, Lt. Governor Evette, for that kind introduction. And thank you, Dr. Thornley, for your invitation to this momentous event. I am humbled and honored to be here today with YOU, the 6th class of apprentice signees: to celebrate you, to honor your accomplishments, and to applaud your decision to embark on an apprenticeship. Your...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Glycine from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation, and a negative final determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of glycine from Thailand. Commerce found that exporters from Thailand have sold glycine at less than fair value in the United States at rates from 201.59 to 227.27 percent, and...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Acetone from Singapore and Spain

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of acetone from Singapore and Spain, finding that exporters from Singapore have dumped acetone in the United States at margins ranging from 66.42 percent to 131.75 percent. Commerce also determined that exporters from Spain have dumped acetone in the...