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Secretary Ross's Keynote Address at the U.S.-Ghana Business Forum

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Introduced by Joe Mensah, President of AmCham Ghana. Good afternoon, and thank you, Joe, for that kind introduction. Thank you, too, Vice President Bawumia, and the Ministers from the Ghana government who are with us today. And a special thank you to the American Chamber for hosting this gathering of leaders from the Ghana government and business community, along with your members and guests....

Africa Matters: Why the U.S. Should Bolster its Trading Relationships with African Countries

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Businesses can help grow African economies, create more job opportunities and export more products to the continent’s markets. This post is part of a series highlighting the four-nation President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) fact-finding mission led by the Secretary of Commerce and the Under Secretary of Commerce for the International Trade Administration. For more...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from China and Negative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of rubber bands from China finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies of 125.77 percent, and announced the negative preliminary determination in the CVD investigation of imports of rubber bands from Thailand finding that exporters...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Sodium Gluconate, Gluconic Acid, and Derivative Products from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of sodium gluconate, gluconic acid, and derivative products from China. Commerce determined that exporters from China have been found dumping sodium gluconate, gluconic acid, and derivative products in the United States at margins of 213.15 percent. As a...

First Stop of PAC-DBIA Africa Trip in Ethiopia Yields Wins and Future Trade Opportunities for U.S. Companies

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration (ITA) This is the first in a series of posts highlighting a four-nation President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) fact-finding mission led by U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan. For more information on the PAC-DBIA visit https:/...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination on Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of cast iron soil pipe from China, finding that exporters in China received countervailable subsidies ranging from 13.11 to 111.20 percent” Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of cast iron...

White House Releases First-Quarter Milestones on Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset

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Today marks the release of the first-quarter milestones for Leveraging Data as a Strategic Asset , a new and exciting Cross-Agency Priority Goal of the President’s Management Agenda . I am excited to co-lead this effort with my colleagues, Pradeep Belur, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff at the Small Business Administration, Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, Nancy Potok,...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit with $600 Million Announced in New Deals, Supporting 650 U.S. Jobs

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded the fifth SelectUSA Investment Summit. More than 3,000 people attended this year’s Summit, including 1,200 business representatives from 66 foreign markets, and economic development organizations (EDOs) from 51 U.S. states and territories. During the event, Secretary Ross was joined by 10 Governors, five Cabinet secretaries, as well as...