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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Antidumping Duty Determinations of Emulsion Styrene-Butadiene Rubber from Brazil, Korea, Mexico and Poland

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation, finding that emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber from Brazil, Korea, Mexico and Poland were being sold in the U.S. market at unfair prices. “The Department of Commerce does not sit idly by when foreign countries dump underpriced goods into the world’s most open market,” said...

U.S., Mexico Sign Final Amendments to Sugar Suspension Agreements

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Juan Carlos Baker Pineda, Subsecretario de Comercio Exterior, Secretaría de Economía, have signed a finalized amendment to the Countervailing Duty Suspension Agreement on Sugar from Mexico. Likewise, Secretary Ross and Juan Cortina Gallardo, a representative of the Mexican Sugar Industry, signed a finalized amendment to the Antidumping Duty Suspension...

Final Amendments to Mexican Sugar Suspension Agreements: Fact Sheet

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The Key Elements of the Deal The Department of Commerce and the Government of Mexico and the Mexican sugar industry have reached agreement on final amendments to the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) suspension agreements on sugar from Mexico. The Department finalized these amendments after careful consideration of the comments received from interested parties and other...

U.S. Exporters Poised to Capitalize on Global Demand for Smart Grid Products and Services

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology , the official blog of the International Trade Administration By Vickie Gunderson, Smart Grid Analyst The average number of internet-connected devices per household is expected to increase five-fold by 2022, leading to potentially over 50 billion connected devices by 2025. As more devices are connected to the internet – in our homes, offices, and...

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Key Statistics for the Fourth of July, 2017

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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...

Secretary of Commerce Names Interim Census Leadership

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the interim leadership of the U.S. Census Bureau under the Vacancies Reform Act, effective upon the retirement of Census Bureau Director John Thompson on June 30. Ron Jarmin will perform the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Director. Enrique Lamas will perform the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Deputy Director of the...

Secretary Ross Celebrates $380 Million Samsung Investment in South Carolina; Creation of 954 Local Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing

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“Samsung’s investment is great news for South Carolina and the United States, and it is a direct reflection of the fact that America is becoming an even stronger destination for global businesses looking to grow,” said United States Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. “I congratulate Samsung on its expansion in the United States and wish the company success as it starts up its new facility in South...

Commerce Recognizes LGBT Pride Month

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On Monday, June 19, 2017, the Department of Commerce's Office of Civil Rights, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, recognized the 2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month – a month-long observance of the LGBT community and the community’s impact on our Nation...