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Department of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget

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WASHINGTON – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies yesterday invited 10 experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce to testify on the President’s FY 2020 budget. The panel responded to two hours of questioning before the Senate by both majority and minority members. The Department of Commerce also made those same Department officials available...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 11.57 to 164.16 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits...

Department of Commerce Disappointed with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Vote to Subpoena Documents

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued the following response after the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s vote to subpoena documents surrounding Secretary Ross’s decision to reinstate the citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census: “The Department remains committed to an open and responsive relationship with the Committee and has been nothing but cooperative with the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 15.78 to 144.30 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Port of Fernandina in Fernandina, Florida

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Thank you, Laura, for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be with all of you here at the Port of Fernandina. Thank you to the kind people of Nassau County for such a warm welcome. We are also honored to have with us your Representative in the U.S. Congress. Congressman John Rutherford has joined me today, and we are both very pleased to be here. This town is a gem. Don’t worry — I won’t...

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Trump Administration is Building a Better Economy for Florida and the Country

Op-eds
Today,‭ ‬I am honored to be in the beautiful city of Jacksonville while I meet with local business leaders from Duval and Nassau Counties to hear their thoughts on the direction of the nation as well as the local economy.‭ ‬As Secretary of Commerce,‭ ‬I oversee diverse areas from the‭ ‬2020‭ ‬Decennial Census and‭ ‬space commerce to trade negotiations and‭ ‬Federal weather forecasting,‭ ‬which is...

Spotlight on Commerce: Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Jessica Falk, Area Director, Austin Regional Office, Economic Development Administration I am an Area Director with the Economic Development Administration’s Austin Region Office and oversee the grant portfolio for...

Spotlight on Commerce: Lucia Foster, Chief Economist and Chief of the Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Lucia Foster, Chief Economist and Chief of the Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau As chief economist of the U.S. Census Bureau and chief of the Center for Economic Studies (CES), part of my job is to help...