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U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty (AD) And Countervailing Duty (CVD) Investigations of Imports of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced the initiation of new AD and CVD investigations to determine whether wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil and China are being dumped in the United States, and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. These AD and CVD investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by the Coalition of American...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Signing Ceremony for the MOU on Technical and Strategic Collaboration Between the USPTO and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

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It is my privilege and honor to be here in beautiful Mexico City to witness the signing of this historic MOU between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Mexican Institute of Industrial Property. Congratulations to everyone who negotiated this agreement. It took vision, dedication, and hard work to get to this point, and you should be extremely proud of this final product. It will strengthen...

Vice President Mike Pence Swears in New Commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders with Three Cabinet Members Present to Celebrate Lunar New Year at the White House

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On Monday, January 27, 2020, Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to members of President Donald J. Trump’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at the White House in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Key Administration officials speaking at the event included co-chairs of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders U. S...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Lunar New Year Celebration

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Introduced by Tina Wei Smith, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. I am happy to participate in today’s Lunar New Year celebration with everyone involved in the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. I am also pleased to co-chair this initiative with our esteemed Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. This initiative...

Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, China, and Mexico, and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China and Mexico

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of fabricated structural steel (FSS) from Canada (AD only), China and Mexico, and a negative final determination in the CVD investigation of FSS from Canada. Commerce determined that producers and/or exporters from...

Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at A New Space Race: Getting to the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

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Good afternoon, welcome, and thank you all for being here to discuss the future of space and its immense economic potential. You may not know that artificial limbs, Velcro, solar cells, and water filtration were created in the first age of space exploration. Now, we have an opportunity to continue and even accelerate those benefits. The global economy is increasingly tied to services provided from...

2020 Census Starts in Remote Village of Toksook Bay, Alaska

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Earlier this week, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham kicked off the 2020 Census in the remote Alaska Native village of Toksook Bay — counting the first person and household in the nation’s once a decade count. Toksook Bay is a village located on Nelson Island along the Bering Sea in southwestern Alaska. Alaska’s vast, sparsely settled northern areas are traditionally the first to be...

NOAA Satellites Helped Save Record 421 Lives in 2019: Registered Emergency Beacons Proven to Save Lives

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NOAA’s polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites are part of the global Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking System, or COSPAS-SARSAT, which uses a network of U.S. and international spacecraft to detect and locate distress signals from emergency beacons aboard aircraft, boats and from handheld Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) anywhere in the world. Of the 421 U.S. rescues last year, 306...