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Deputy Secretary Kelley and U.S. Government Officials Join the Corporate Council on Africa for Historic Anadarko Signing

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On behalf of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley led a U.S. government delegation to witness the historic final investment decision signing between Anadarko Petroleum of Woodlands, Texas, and the Government of Mozambique. The investment of the Anadarko LNG terminal supports the largest U.S. sourced investment on the African continent in history at...

Op-Ed: Ivanka Trump and Wilbur Ross: President Redoubles Efforts to Ensure Good Jobs for All

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By Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Today, we were in Charlotte discussing workforce development with local leaders and executives, as well as the new opportunities that this economy has brought to the State and region. Since the election, President Donald J. Trump’s economy has added almost 6 million jobs across the country. North Carolina has added more...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board with Ivanka Trump in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Thank you, Ivanka, for that kind introduction. And welcome everyone, to Charlotte. Thank you, Mayor Lyles, for hosting us today, and Barbara Humpton, for the tour of the Siemens USA facility this morning. I was even more impressed than I had anticipated. We should publicize widely the return on investment you achieve on your investment in training and your extremely high retention rate. Too many...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USMCA Roundtable Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce

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Introduced by Joyce Waugh, President and CEO, Roanoke Regional Chamber. Thank you, Joyce, for the kind introduction.Thank you all for being here today. And a special thank you to Bill Fanjoy and your team at the U.S. Export Assistance Center of Virginia for all you do for the business community in this region of the country. But before I discuss the immense significance of USMCA here today, I...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-India Business Council Ideas Summit and 44th Annual Meeting

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Introduced by Myron Brilliant, USCOC Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs. Thank you, Myron, for the kind introduction. It is always a pleasure to be here at the Chamber. Thanks also to the U.S.-India Business Council for the opportunity to participate in your 44th Annual Meeting. And thank you for your efforts and dedication to enhancing the Economic strategic ties between...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit, Celebrating New Business Projects and Workforce Development

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded the sixth SelectUSA Investment Summit, after bringing together business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories. More than 3,100 people attended, including 1,200 business representatives. Throughout the Summit, Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, Advisor to the...

NOAA upgrades the U.S. global weather forecast model

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Improved model will boost weather forecasts across the U.S. NOAA’s flagship weather model — the Global Forecast System (GFS) — is undergoing a significant upgrade today to include a new dynamical core called the Finite-Volume Cubed-Sphere (FV3). This upgrade will drive global numerical weather prediction into the future with improved forecasts of severe weather, winter storms, and tropical cyclone...

Opening Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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Thank you, Karen, for that kind introduction, and a good morning to all of you. Welcome to the Sixth Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit. Thank you, everyone, for making the trip to Washington, D.C., to learn about the great investment opportunities throughout the United States. We appreciate the time you are taking from your busy schedules to investigate opportunities to grow your enterprises here...