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More Than Four Trillion Dollars: FDI in the USA in 2017

Blog
The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration By Elizabeth Schaefer, Director of Investment Research, SelectUSA Following the flurry of activity from the SelectUSA Investment Summit , it is always a welcome change of pace to take some time in the heat of Summer to reflect on the state of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. The Department of Commerce has revised downward its preliminary determination from between 0.00 – 22.16 percent to between 0.00 – 16.88 percent in its final determination in the antidumping...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon from China

Press releases
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of certain plastic decorative ribbon from China. Commerce preliminarily determined that exporters from China have been found dumping certain plastic decorative ribbon in the United States at margins ranging from 45.16 to 370.04 percent. As a result of...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Announces Programs to Increase U.S. Commercial Engagement in the Indo-Pacific Region

Press releases
Following Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’s participation in the Indo-Pacific Business Forum today, the Department of Commerce is announcing its plan to dedicate three of its upcoming flagship events to Indo-Pacific themes: Discover Global Markets (DGM): Indo-Pacific – will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 10-12, 2018 and will highlight opportunities for U.S. exporters in Asia. It...

U.S. Department of Commerce Congratulates Tom Gilman, White House Pick to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Chief Financial Officer

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross congratulated Mr. Tom Gilman after the White House announced their intent to nominate him to be the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gilman has considerable experience as a leader across several industries and as a valued advisor to business leaders around the world. Ms. Lisa Casias, currently...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 2018: U.S. Economy Tops 4% GDP Growth in Second Quarter

Press releases
Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers. The Bureau found that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.1% in the second quarter of 2018. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement on the announcement: “Today’s release of the United States’ GDP growth of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Antidumping Duty Determination on Forged Steel Fittings from Taiwan

Press releases
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of forged steel fittings from Taiwan. Commerce determined that exporters from Taiwan have sold forged steel fittings in the United States at 116.17 percent less than fair value. As a result of the decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border...

Cabinet Meeting Remarks on Workforce Training

Speeches
The President’s tax cuts and regulatory reform are creating a new wave of growth in our advanced manufacturing and technology industries, along with demand for thousands of skilled workers. Our strengthening economy is a godsend for many millions of Americans who want to be part of the workforce, and who now have the opportunity to participate productively in our economy. The lack of adequately...