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U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Acetone from Singapore and Spain

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of acetone from Singapore and Spain, finding that exporters from these countries sold acetone at dumping margins ranging from 66.42 to 131.75 percent and 137.39 to 171.81 percent, respectively. As a result of today’s decisions, Commerce will instruct U.S...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from Thailand, finding that exporters from this country have sold carbon and alloy steel threaded rod at less than fair value in the United States at a rate of 20.83 percent. Upon publication of the final affirmative...

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Australia Space Agency Meeting in Canberra, Australia

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Thank you for hosting us today at this beautiful observatory to discuss how our two nations are cooperating in space, the final frontier. It was my pleasure to be with Prime Minister Morrison last month in Washington during his State visit to the United States. I was extremely pleased to sign a Joint Statement of Intent with the Prime Minister at NASA headquarters to accelerate our return to the...

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the AMCHAM Business Lunch in Sydney, Australia

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Thank you, April, for that kind introduction, and thank you for your efforts to strengthen and expand the U.S.- Australian commercial partnership. It is my pleasure to be here. After having been in London, New Delhi, and Singapore over the past week, I’m feeling a bit like Mad Max! But we know that Mad Max always prevails; and the original is still the most profitable film of all time. I just...

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Federalist Society

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Thank you, Dean, for that kind introduction. And for the opportunity to discuss the Trump Administration’s trade policy and how it fits into our long-term goals for the country. The Federalist Society has always advocated for informed debate and a commitment to our constitutional government. The overall goal of our administration fits perfectly within the Federalists’ Charter. Only by maintaining...

USPTO Meets Critical Goals to Reduce Patent Examination Pendency

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For many years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been working to reduce patent pendency times. And since 2018, the agency has had specific goals of under 15 months for first office actions and under 24 months for total pendency, on average. We have now achieved these goals! As of September 30, 2019, which is the end of our 2019 fiscal year (FY), the averages are 14.7...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Circumvention Inquiries into Imports of Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new inquiries into imports of uncoated paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia, to determine if imports of uncoated paper in roll form, which are then converted into sheets of paper after entering the United States, result in circumvention of the existing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders. U.S...

Cybersecurity While Traveling

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In a world where we are constantly connected, cybersecurity cannot be limited to the home or office. When you’re traveling — whether domestic or international—it is always important to practice safe online behavior and take proactive steps to secure Internet-enabled devices. The more we travel, the more we are at risk for cyberattacks. #BeCyberSmart and use these tips to connect with confidence...