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Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the President's E Awards Ceremony

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Thank you. It’s great to see all of you here during World Trade Month. We are delighted you could join us for this celebration. On behalf of President Trump, welcome to this very special ceremony. I also welcome our special guests here from Capitol Hill: Congressman Darrell Issa from California here to support Applied Membranes, Inc.; Congressman David Kustoff from Tennessee here to support Orgill...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Circumvention Rulings on Steel from Vietnam

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced final affirmative rulings that corrosion-resistant steel (CORE) and certain cold-rolled steel flat products (cold-rolled steel) imported from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) produced from substrate originating in the People’s Republic of China (China) are circumventing the antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders on CORE and...

President’s “E” Awards Celebrate U.S. Companies’ Export Achievements

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On Monday, May 21, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 43 American companies, representing 18 U.S. states and Guam, with the 2018 President’s “E” Award to kick off World Trade Week . The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any person, firm, and organization can receive for making a significant contribution to increasing U.S. exports. This year, 25 companies and...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Kicks Off World Trade Week by Honoring U.S. Firms with Presidential Export Award

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Today, at the 2018 President’s “E” Awards ceremony, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 43 U.S. companies and organizations that export U.S. goods and services. Companies representing 18 states were recognized as part of the 56th anniversary of the award. This year’s honorees include 33 small and medium-sized businesses as well as 17 manufacturers. “Since his inauguration, job creation has...

Spotlight on Commerce: Laura Shin, Deputy Chief, Federal Assistance Law Division, Office of General Counsel

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Laura Shin, Deputy Chief, Federal Assistance Law Division, Office of General Counsel During this Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we recognize the...

Prominent Business and Government Leaders to Address 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit Participants

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The U.S. Department of Commerce and SelectUSA today announced the lineup of global executives and business leaders that will address participants at the SelectUSA Investment Summit , June 20-22, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. Speakers include U.S. governors, Cabinet secretaries, and executives from U.S. and global companies including Foxconn, Lanxess,...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon

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Thank you, Andrea, for that kind introduction. It is an honor to be addressing the National Press Club. When I was a student at Yale, my dream was to be a writer, so I joined a course called Daily Themes which required 1,000 words of fiction by 10 a.m. each morning. By the second week, I was out of material and dropped out of the course. As a result, I admire people like you who write...

Spotlight on Commerce: Dawn Bailey and Christine Schaefer, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Ed. note: This post is part of a series for Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) May 6-12, showcasing the vast and diverse work of Commerce employees collectively working together to deliver important services that are helping the American economy grow. Guest blog post by Dawn Bailey and Christine Schaefer, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology...