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Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) Breakfast Roundtable in New York, NY

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Good morning. It is always great being with the BCIU. I have enjoyed our events for many years, and I look forward to our discussion this morning. As we begin, forgive me the indulgence, as a member of the Cabinet, to tout the President’s economic accomplishments. In the 20-months since inauguration, there is no denying that our economy under President Trump is performing better than it has in...

Fact Sheet: What they are Saying: The Department of Commerce Spearheads a New Approach to Consumer Privacy

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SPEARHEADS A NEW APPROACH TO CONSUMER PRIVACY On September 26, 2018, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration launched an effort to find a new approach to the privacy and protection of consumer data, establishing America’s leadership in innovation and technology on the world stage. Computer &...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at Roundtable and Lunch with Greek Prime Minister Tsipras and Company CEO's in New York, NY

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Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here today with Prime Minister Tsipras, and with all of you. I’m delighted to be part of the discussion with industry leaders about what we can do to help your companies be more successful in Greece. Two weeks ago, with Prime Minister Tspiras, I led a 55-participant U.S. trade mission to the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair honoring the United States....

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations on Strontium Chromate from Austria and France

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) investigations to determine whether strontium chromate from Austria and France are being sold in the United States at less than fair value. These antidumping investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by Lumimove Inc., d.b.a. WPC Technologies, on September 5, 2018. The alleged dumping margins...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 70th Annual U.S. Department of Commerce Gold & Silver Awards Ceremony

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Welcome everyone to the 70 th Annual Honor Awards Ceremony for the U.S. Department of Commerce. It is my privilege to be here, and to recognize the individuals in our Department who have excelled in their jobs, and who have gone the extra miles in making this country better for every American. Thank you also for those in our Human Resources Management office who help make the Department of...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Declares Commercial Fishery Disasters for West Coast Salmon and Sardines

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that commercial fishery failures occurred between 2015 and 2017 for salmon fisheries in Washington, Oregon, and California, in addition to the sardine fishery in California. “The Department of Commerce and NOAA stand ready to assist fishing towns and cities along the West Coast as they recover,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “After years...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on Capitol Hill for the Release of the Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account Data

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Thank you Tom for that kind introduction. I cannot tell you how pleased I am to be here to discuss the performance of this exciting and growing sector of our economy, and the positive impact it has on many millions of Americans. Thanks to Senator Daines and Senator Donnelly for their leadership in drafting and passing the “Rec Act,” creating the data series we are releasing today describing the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from China and India

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin from China and India, finding that exporters sold PTFE resin at dumping margins ranging from 54.41 to 218.88 percent and 22.78 percent, respectively. As a result of these decisions, Commerce will instruct U...