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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China, India, and Taiwan

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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 carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, and Taiwan, finding that exporters from China, India, and Taiwan have dumped carbon and alloy steel threaded rod at the following rates: China – 4.81 percent to 59.45 percent India – 2.04 percent...

Outdoor Recreation Industry Grew 3.9% in 2017: Boating and Fishing Industry Leads Growth

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The following is a cross-post from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) The U.S. outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($427.2 billion) of current-dollar gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 according to statistics released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account (ORSA) also shows that inflation-adjusted (real) GDP for the outdoor...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finalizes Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce finalized an agreement with Mexican tomato growers to suspend the ongoing antidumping duty (AD) investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, halting the process for imposing antidumping duties on tomatoes from Mexico. “Today’s successful outcome validates the Administration’s strong and smart approach to negotiating trade deals,” Secretary of Commerce Wilbur...

Business Incentives Continue to Play a Key Role in U.S. FDI Leadership

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology , the official blog of the International Trade Administration (ITA) Global companies are drawn to the United States for many reasons: a highly productive and educated workforce, low-cost supply of energy, direct access to the world’s most robust capital markets, and much more . But how much of our nation’s continued success in this arena should be...

U.S. Current Account Deficit Narrows in Second Quarter 2019

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The following is a cross-post from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) The U.S. current account deficit, which reflects the combined balances on trade in goods and services and income flows between U.S. residents and residents of other countries, narrowed by $8.0 billion, or 5.9 percent, to $128.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019. The narrowing mainly reflected an expanded surplus on...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Imports of Acetone from Belgium, South Africa, and South Korea

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of acetone from Belgium, South Africa, and South Korea, finding that exporters of acetone from Belgium, South Africa, and South Korea, have dumped acetone in the United States at the following rates: Belgium – 28.17 percent South Africa – 45.85 percent...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 3rd American Workforce Policy Advisory Board at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, D.C.

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Thank you, Ivanka, for that kind introduction. I hope that everyone got a good night’s rest after our memorable evening in Camp David.I hope you also indulged yourselves at the gift shop. Every little bit of sales helps the economy. I am wearing my Camp David cuff links from a prior visit. Thank you, Jim, for hosting us today and showcasing this fine facility. It is great to be with such fine...

U.S. Census Bureau Celebrates Role in U.S. Constitution that Requires a Census Count of Everyone in the United States

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The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau Article I, Section II of the U.S. Constitution mandates a population count of the U.S. every 10 years. Today, the U.S. Census Bureau celebrated its role in the Constitution at events in Philadelphia next to Independence Hall to educate the public about the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census. “The Census Bureau is well on its way to...