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Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Oil Country Tubular Goods from the Republic of Korea in Groundbreaking Ruling

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Today, in an unprecedented action, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final results of an annual administrative review of the antidumping duty order on imports of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the Republic of Korea. The Department of Commerce has found that Korean steel producers have been unfairly dumping OCTG in the U.S. market, hurting American workers and businesses. The...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Delivers Keynote on Federal Data at NTIS-Hosted Forum

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On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross delivered opening remarks at a public data forum hosted by the Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) to explore how the federal government can be more effective in its data management and delivery of public services. The event also featured presentations by federal agencies including the Food and...

Statement From U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. on International Trade in Goods and Services in February 2017

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. issued the following statement today on the release of the February 2017 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services monthly data. In February 2017, the trade deficit stood at $43.6 billion compared to $45.6 billion in February 2016. In February 2017, exports of goods and services stood at $192.9 billion, compared to $180.7 billion in February 2016...

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Presents Four Organizations with Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

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Noting that “this public-private partnership generates $1 billion per year in economic impact,” U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross presented four U.S. organizations on April 2, 2017, with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's only presidential award for performance excellence and innovation. The four honorees are: Don Chalmers Ford , Rio Rancho, New Mexico (small business)...

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business

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On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in honor of the 2017 Women’s History Month theme “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business,” the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) hosted a panel discussion designed to highlight the achievements and contributions of women who work within the Department. Cristina Bartolomei, EEO Specialist at the OCR, moderated a panel comprised of four women who have made...

Spotlight on Commerce: Vonda Bell, Human Resources 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 current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Women's History Month. Guest blog post by Vonda Bell, Human Resources Director, U.S. Census Bureau My name is Vonda Bell and I am thrilled to participate in the Department of Commerce’s celebration of Women’s History Month! I began my...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Announces FirstNet Public-Private Partnership

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Today, the Department of Commerce and First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced the selection of AT&T to build the first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to America’s first responders. This record-breaking public-private partnership to build a $46.5 billion wireless broadband network for America’s first responders will modernize emergency communications infrastructure,...

2015: What is Made in America?

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Accurately determining how much of our economy's total manufacturing production is American-made can be a daunting task. However, data from the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) can help shed light on what percentage of the manufacturing sector's gross output is considered domestic. This report works through several estimates of how to measure the domestic content of the U.S....