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Joint Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Malaysian Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali

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Yesterday, following a roundtable focused on the semiconductor supply chain with government and business leaders, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Malaysian Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali released the following joint statement: "We support the strong commercial relationship between the United States and Malaysia through enduring trade, investment...

The Minority Business Development Agency is Permanently Authorized in Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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The following is a cross-post from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Bill’s passage assigns an Under Secretary to oversee the Agency, mandates services to rural areas, provides authorities for a new Minority Business Development Grant program and the creation of partnerships with HBCU’s and minority-serving institutions. Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo is pleased...

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Awards First Grants to Tribal Groups Seeking to Expand Broadband

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The following is a cross-post from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Vice President Kamala Harris announced today at the conclusion of the White House 2021 Tribal Nations Summit that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has awarded the first three grants as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity...

Native Americans Play Critical Role in NOAA Coastal Projects

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The following is a cross-post from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) In President Biden’s proclamation on Indigenous Peoples’ Day last October, he noted, “History demonstrates that Native American people—and our Nation as a whole—are best served when Tribal governments are empowered to lead their communities and when Federal officials listen to and work together with...

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Meeting with Malaysia’s Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar bin Musa

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with Malaysia’s Minister of Communications and Multimedia Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar bin Musa. The Secretary highlighted the Biden Administration’s broader objective of working with like-minded partners across the Indo-Pacific on an economic framework strengthen economies on both sides of the Pacific. The Secretary and Minister...

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Meeting with Malaysia’s Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry, Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with Malaysia’s Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry, Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to discuss ways to deepen U.S.-Malaysia economic ties, including through President Biden’s vision for a new Indo-Pacific economic framework. They also committed to expand cooperation to ensure secure and reliable regional supply chains for...

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Visit with Malaysia Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob to discuss ways to further improve bilateral relations and deepen U.S.-Malaysia economic ties, including through President Biden’s vision for a new Indo-Pacific economic framework. Secretary Raimondo invited the Prime Minister and the government of Malaysia to collaborate further...

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Official Visit to Singapore

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Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo concluded her two-day official visit to Singapore where she met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong, and Minister for Communications and Information Josephine Teo. Over the course of her visit, Secretary Raimondo underscored the importance of collaboration under the U.S.-Singapore Partnership of...