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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of wooden cabinets, vanities, and components thereof from China, finding that exporters from China have dumped wooden cabinets in the United States at margins ranging from 4.49 to 262.18 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S....

Manufacturing Day: Recognizing Manufacturing's Impact on the U.S. Economy

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The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau's America Counts Blog It’s no secret the manufacturing sector has a major impact on the U.S. economy. But just how big of an impact will be recognized on Manufacturing Day on October 4, 2019. Manufacturing Day is held annually on the first Friday in October to showcase the contributions of this key economic sector and events are happening...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Strontium Chromate from Austria and France

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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 strontium chromate from Austria and France, finding that exporters from Austria and France have sold strontium chromate at less than fair value in the United States at the following rates: Austria – 25.90 percent France – 32.16 percent In 2018, imports of...

The Department of Commerce Celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online while increasing the resilience of the Nation against cyber threats. In our third year of participation as a partner in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Stop. Think. Connect. ™...

Secretary of Commerce Approves Disaster Declarations for American Fishing Communities

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced his determination that commercial fishery failures occurred for multiple fisheries between 2017 and 2019 in Alaska, California, Georgia, and South Carolina, while further finding that a catastrophic regional fishery disaster occurred for Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama due to extreme flooding events in the Gulf of Mexico. “Fishing is the...

Nationwide Coding Challenge to Assist Emergency Responders in Serving and Protecting Communities Nationwide

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The following is a cross-post from the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) blog September is National Preparedness Month, and this year innovation for first responders is on the forefront. The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), is collaborating with the DOC National Institute of Standards and...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Africa Leadership Forum: Strengthening the Future of U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment

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Thank you, Farid, for that kind introduction, and congratulations to General Electric for celebrating its 120th year of working in Africa. Thank you, also, to the Corporate Council on Africa and the Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center for inviting me here this morning. It is my pleasure to be with such a distinguished group: President al-Sisi, President Issoufou, President Akufo-Addo...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of dried tart cherries from Turkey, finding that exporters sold dried tart cherries at less than fair value at rates ranging from 541.29 to 648.35 percent and received countervailable subsidies at a rate of 204.93 percent....