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Spotlight on Commerce: Lisa Ng, Mechanical Engineer, Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Group, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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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 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Guest blog post by Lisa Ng, Mechanical Engineer, Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Group, Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) I immigrated to the United States with my parents when...

The Department of Commerce Amends Countervailing Duty Process

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WASHINGTON – Today, under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to impose countervailing duties on countries that act to undervalue their currency relative to the dollar, resulting in a subsidy to their exports. U.S. law defines a countervailable subsidy as a financial contribution from a government...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the President’s Export Award Ceremony

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Introduced by Commerce Under Secretary of Trade Gilbert Kaplan. Thank you, Gil, for the kind introduction, and for your leadership of the International Trade Administration. We are fortunate to have you, Ian, and our outstanding export-promotion professionals located in 106 American cities, and in 78 countries around the world working to support companies like yours. On behalf of President Trump,...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the NOAA Hurricane Outlook Press Conference

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Introduced by Dr. Neil Jacobs, NOAA’s Acting Administrator. Thank you, Dr. Jacobs, for the kind words, and for your leadership at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Welcome everyone, and thank you for joining us today for NOAA’s annual Outlook on the 2019 Hurricane Season. The United States is fortunate to have such dedicated experts at NOAA’s forecasting offices, and at the...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Honors U.S. Companies with Presidential Award for Export Achievements

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. Winners hail from 25 states, and of this year’s 48 honorees, 41 are small and medium-sized businesses, while 26 firms are manufacturers. “President Donald J. Trump has placed a high priority...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether vertical metal file cabinets from China are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were initiated based...

Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would issue a Temporary General License (TGL) amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to authorize specific, limited engagement in transactions involving the export, reexport, and transfer of items – subject to the EAR – to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its sixty-eight...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Section 232 Tariff Modifications

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President Donald J. Trump’s strategy has worked. By acting in the best interests of our national security, the President’s imposition of Section 232 tariffs has brought American steel and aluminum plants roaring back to life, providing thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars of investment across our Nation. These industries are crucial to protect our national security and critical...