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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Honors U.S. Companies with Presidential Award for Export Achievements

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. Winners hail from 25 states, and of this year’s 48 honorees, 41 are small and medium-sized businesses, while 26 firms are manufacturers. “President Donald J. Trump has placed a high priority...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether vertical metal file cabinets from China are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were initiated based...

Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would issue a Temporary General License (TGL) amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to authorize specific, limited engagement in transactions involving the export, reexport, and transfer of items – subject to the EAR – to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its sixty-eight...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Section 232 Tariff Modifications

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President Donald J. Trump’s strategy has worked. By acting in the best interests of our national security, the President’s imposition of Section 232 tariffs has brought American steel and aluminum plants roaring back to life, providing thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars of investment across our Nation. These industries are crucial to protect our national security and critical...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from China

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of quartz surface products from China, finding that exporters from China have sold quartz surface products at less than fair value in the United States at rates that range from 265.84 to 336.69 percent. Commerce also...

Spotlight on Commerce: Bina Kapuaikauikawekiuonalani Mossman-Saafi Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist –Tribal Affairs Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau

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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 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Bina Kawekiu Mossman-Saafi, Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – Tribal Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau As an Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist and Tribal Liaison for the U.S. Census Bureau at the...

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain

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WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain, declaring that threats to the information and communications technology and services supply chain by foreign adversaries are a national emergency. The Executive Order prohibits transactions that involve information and communications technology or...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Marine Manufacturers Association 2019 American Boating Congress

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Introduced by Ben Speciale, President, Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business and chair of the NMMA Board of Directors. Thank you, Ben, for that kind introduction, and for the invitation to participate in the 2019 American Boating Congress. It’s great to be here. Congratulations to Thom Dammrich for your nearly 20 successful years at the helm of the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Under your...