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Spotlight on Commerce: Jane Callen, Senior Editor, U.S. Census Bureau

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post Jane Callen, Senior Editor, U.S. Census Bureau Grover Cleveland said the path of public duty is unusually rugged. That can...

Spotlight on Commerce: Laura Spining, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Laura Spining, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications, National Telecommunications and Information...

Spotlight on Commerce: Doug Lynott, Director of Economic Development Integration, U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Doug Lynott, Director of Economic Development Integration, U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). I serve as the...

Six Years in a Row: U.S. Seen as the World’s Top Business Destination

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology , the International Trade Administration blog. The United States has, for an incredible sixth year in a row, topped A.T. Kearney’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index , an annual ranking of CEO and investor confidence in global markets. That unmistakable confidence has spoken again, and the latest report extends the United States’ winning...

NIST Research Improves Firefighter Safety

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Firefighters rely on self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA) to protect them from dangerous heat and toxic smoke. NIST research helped to improve industry standards for SCBA performance, leading to rapid improvements in the safety of the nation’s firefighters. NIST fire researchers developed a new test method to evaluate the performance of the weakest part of SCBA—the face piece lens. By using...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Congratulates YAATRA Ventures LLC on Export Deal with Uganda

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross congratulates YAATRA Ventures, LLC, a Washington, D.C.-based manager of investment capital with a specific expertise in Africa, on its recently announced $2.85 billion Project Framework Agreement with the government of Uganda. The YAATRA Ventures-led Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium, which includes General Electric’s Baker Hughes division, will develop,...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Polyetrafluoroethylene Resin from China and India

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from China and India. “The dumping of goods below market value in the United States is something the Trump Administration takes very seriously,” said Secretary Ross. "The Department of Commerce will...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin from Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Pakistan and Taiwan

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from Brazil, the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia), the Republic of Korea (Korea), Pakistan, and Taiwan. “The Department will use every tool at our disposal to defend U.S. industry against unfair trade...