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Op-Ed: Transatlantic Privacy Deal is Vital to Trade

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As dozens of officials from the US and the EU convene in Brussels this week for the second annual review of the EU-US Privacy Shield framework, they can take pride in one overriding fact: Privacy Shield works. The Privacy Shield framework, which governs transatlantic exchanges of personal data, works for European individuals by creating enforceable privacy protections and multiple layers of...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Second Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield in Brussels, Belgium

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I am pleased to be back in Brussels for this Second Annual Review of the Privacy Shield Framework. Thank you to the European Commission for planning and hosting this year’s event. And a special thank you to Commissioner Jourová for inviting me to join you in this review. I have been looking forward to traveling here for many months, given the growing importance of digital commerce, the news...

U.S. Census Bureau Publishes Critical Workforce Statistics

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In his July 2018 Executive Order , President Trump called for the Federal government to develop a national workforce strategy through the new National Council for the American Worker. A key element of the strategy is making the labor market more transparent—especially concerning education and job-training programs that are designed to help prepare American workers for success. Currently, too...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether aluminum wire and cable from China are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The alleged dumping margins range from 53.54 to 63.47 percent. In addition, there are 26 subsidy...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From China, Germany, and Mexico, and Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The alleged dumping margins are 204.42 percent for China, 72.80 percent for...

Spotlight on Commerce: Nestor Ramirez, Technology Center Director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Hispanic Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Nestor Ramirez, Technical Center Director, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is one of those amazing places in government you may not be familiar with. The...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigation of Imports of Mattresses from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of a new antidumping duty (AD) investigation to determine whether mattresses from the People’s Republic of China are being sold in the United States at less than fair value. The alleged dumping margins range from 258.74 to 1,731.75 percent. This antidumping investigation was initiated based on a petition filed by Corsicana Mattress Company...

Statement of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on FIRRMA Pilot Program

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released the following statement after the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) announcement of a pilot program implementing new requirements for foreign investment set forth in the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA): The Department of Commerce is proud to work with the Department of the Treasury on a strong...