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Statement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings

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On June 3, 2019, the Department of Commerce released the statement below following a letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings: The Department of Commerce has worked in good faith with the Committee and has delivered nearly 14,000 pages of documents responsive to the Committee’s extensive request. The Secretary himself voluntarily testified for nearly seven hours...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing

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Introduced by Dr. Steve Volz, NOAA Assistant Secretary for Satellite and Information Services. Thank you, Steve, for that kind introduction. And thank you, everyone, for your commitment to serving on our Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing. It’s always a pleasure to be with our nation’s top space leaders. Yours is one of the fastest moving segments of space commerce. I know that your...

Celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week

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Join the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week. This annual event recognizes two of America’s favorite pastimes, as well as the contributions fishing and boating make to our lives, and to our nation’s economy. From memorable moments on the water with friends and family, to creating jobs and...

Commerce and Treasury Departments Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) unveiled amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President’s foreign policy on Cuba. These amendments complement changes to the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which Commerce is also unveiling...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Statement on Meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy

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On June 3, 2019, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released the following statement following his meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.: Today, I met with Mexico’s Minister of Economy, Graciela Marquez, to discuss bilateral trade and United States’ upcoming plan to tariff Mexican goods at 5%. We also discussed next...

Secretary of Commerce Leads U.S. Delegation to El Salvador

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WASHINGTON – From May 31 to June 1, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross led a Presidential delegation to El Salvador to witness the inauguration of President Nayib Bukele, and to congratulate the Salvadoran people on the country’s success in a peaceful and democratic transition of power. “The United States is committed to a strong relationship with El Salvador,” said Secretary of Commerce...

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that that exporters from China have dumped aluminum wire and cable in the United States at a margin of 58.51 to 63.47 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Mattresses from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of mattresses from China, finding that exporters from China have dumped mattresses in the United States at margins ranging from 38.56 to 1,731.75 percent. As a result of today’s decisions, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to...