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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...

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...

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...

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico, finding that exporters from China, Germany, and Mexico have dumped refillable stainless steel kegs in the United States at the following rates: China – 2.01 to 79.71 percent Germany – 8...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Certain Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether certain quartz surface products from India and Turkey are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in India and Turkey are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were...