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Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the Global Aerospace Summit

Thank you, Vince, for that introduction. And thank you to the Chamber for inviting me to join you today. It is my pleasure to be here on behalf of the Department of Commerce for the Chamber’s first Global Aerospace Summit. I’d also like to welcome our interagency colleagues from NASA, FAA, FCC, and TSA. For more than 30 years, Commerce has served as the U.S. Government’s advocate for the...

NIST and Google to Create New Supply of Chips for Researchers and Tech Startups

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Cooperative research agreement aims to unleash innovation in the semiconductor and nanotechnology industries. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with Google to develop and produce chips that researchers can use to develop new nanotechnology and semiconductor devices. The chips will be...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED)

Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you to our Mexican partners for hosting us. I am glad to be here with all of you. One year ago, our governments restarted the HLED to reengage in a positive economic and commercial dialogue to advance our shared priorities. Our goal is to make it easier for our countries to trade, invest, and innovate. Along the way, we’re creating the economic conditions that will...

Joint Release on the Occasion of the APEC SME Ministerial Meeting

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The following was released by the Governments of Australia, Canada, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, and the United States on the Occasion of the APEC SME Ministerial Meeting, September 9-10, 2022. We express our unwavering support for APEC and our deep appreciation to Thailand, as APEC Chair in 2022, for delivering a successful host year. We commend Thailand’s leadership in hosting the 2022...

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the IBEW Women's Conference

Hello, everyone. I’m thrilled to speak to the IBEW Women’s Conference. As the Secretary of Commerce, my focus is building the long-term competitiveness of the United States. As you all know, investing in women’s success in the economy – as workers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders – is essential to our economic competitiveness, just as much as investments in infrastructure...

Department of Commerce and Department of Defense Sign Memorandum of Agreement to Advance Coordination in Space

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The United States Departments of Commerce (DoC) and Defense (DoD) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) formalizing the organizations’ relationship for basic space situational awareness (SSA), space traffic management (STM), and coordination for civil and commercial entities. The agreement defines how the two departments will work cooperatively to implement the National Space Council’s Space...

United States and Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Partners Announce Negotiation Objectives

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Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai hosted counterparts from the 13 Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) partner countries – representing over 40% of the global economy – at the first official in-person Ministerial meeting. The ministers had positive and constructive discussions, and announced a substantial milestone in their...