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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination on Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from India

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from India, finding that exporters in India received countervailable subsidies of 3.90 percent. “The Department will act swiftly while ensuring a full and fair assessment of the facts,” said Secretary...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of Silicon Metal from Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Norway

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of silicon metal from Australia and Brazil, an AD investigation of silicon metal imports from Norway, and a CVD investigation of silicon metal imports from Kazakhstan. “The United States will no longer sit back and watch...

How to Watch the Launch of NOAA’s GOES-S Satellite Today

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) new GOES-S weather satellite is expected to launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:02 pm ET tonight. NASA TV will livestream the launch of GOES-S beginning at 4:30 pm ET. WATCH: NASA TV’s livestream of the GOES-S satellite launch. GOES-S will help the Department of Commerce achieve our 2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan’s objective...

GOES-S Satellite Launch Set for March 1: Five Reasons Why it Will be a Game Changer for Weather Forecasts

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On March 1, 2018, NOAA’s newest geostationary satellite will launch into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. GOES-S (which will become GOES-17 once it reaches its final orbit) will significantly enhance weather forecasting capabilities across the western United States, Alaska and Hawaii and provide critical data and imagery of the eastern and central Pacific Ocean extending all the way to New...

Spotlight on Commerce: Asia L. Robertson, Research and Development Welder, Fabrication Technology Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce African Americans during Black History Month. Guest blog post by Asia L. Robertson, Research and Development Welder, Fabrication Technology Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology Black History Month is a time to reflect, rejoice and recognize the brave men and...

Spotlight on Commerce: Marilyn A. Sanders, Chicago Regional Director, 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 African Americans during Black History Month. Guest blog post by Marilyn A. Sanders, Chicago Regional Director, U.S. Census Bureau I began my career with the U.S. Census Bureau in mid-1975 as a Field Representative. Shortly afterward, I joined the regional office team where I...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of Aluminum Foil From the People’s Republic of China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China (China). This determination and investigation have no bearing on the 232 report on aluminum that is under consideration by President Trump. “This Administration is...

Spotlight on Commerce: Vincent R. Gordon, Chief of the Administrative and Customer Services Division (ACSD), 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 African-American military veterans during Black History Month. Guest blog post by Vincent R. Gordon, Chief of the Administrative and Customer Services Division (ACSD), U.S. Census Bureau I currently serve as Division Chief of the Administrative and Customer Services Division...