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Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Space Enterprise Summit

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Introduced by John Harrison, Senior Advisor and Senior Administration Official for Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Thank you, John, for that kind introduction, and welcome to this exciting and historic summit. Secretary Ross was asked to attend the G-20 with the President, and is currently in route to Osaka, Japan. Please know, however, that he is very disappointed to...

Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley Launches New Administration Strategy to Increase Trade and Investment in Africa

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The following is a cross-post from the International Trade Administration From June 18 – June 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley led a U.S. Government delegation to Maputo, Mozambique to participate in the Corporate Council on Africa's U.S.-Africa Business Summit. In Deputy Secretary Kelley’s keynote remarks, she unveiled additional details about the Trump Administration’s new...

COSMIC-2 Soars Into Orbit Aboard SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket

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The following is a cross-post from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration COSMIC-2, a mission of six satellites designed to improve weather forecasts and space weather monitoring, blasted into orbit at 2:30 a.m. ET today, June 25, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. “The COSMIC satellites launched today will play a critical role for forecasters and...

The Fourth of July: 2019

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On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country. As we celebrate this Independence Day, we reflect on how our...

Business Potential Met Business Opportunity at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration Blog post by Brian Lenihan, Executive Director, SelectUSA The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit is over, but its impact is just beginning. Last week, thousands of people from all over the world converged on the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. to turn business potential into business...

Federal Data Strategy Releases Draft Year-1 Action Plan

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From the sensor data generated at NOAA’s observation stations to the population data collected by the Census Bureau to the economic data produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Department of Commerce produces a wealth of information about the American people, the American economy, and our daily lives. And our Department is not alone. All across government, Federal agencies collect and...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints New Members of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department of Commerce, on behalf of President Donald J. Trump, has appointed 26 members to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). “The United States is making real progress in Africa, and we remain a strong, long-term, and stable partner in the continent’s economic development especially through the...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley at the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique

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Good morning, and thank you, Florie, for your kind introduction. I’d also like to thank President Nyusi for hosting. Your excellencies, honorable ministers, members of the diplomatic corps, distinguished guests, and ladies and gentleman. It’s an absolute honor to be in Maputo, Mozambique on behalf of: the President of the United States and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce at the biennial “Corporate...