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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria

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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 strontium chromate from France, finding that exporters from France have dumped strontium chromate in the United States at a margin of 30.32 percent, and the negative preliminary determination in the AD investigation of imports of strontium...

The Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will add 12 foreign entities and individuals to the Bureau’s Entity List. This list contains the names of foreign parties that are subject to specific license requirements for the export, reexport, and/or in-country transfer of controlled items, ensuring that sensitive technologies do...

United States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation

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LUXEMBOURG – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of space. Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, signed the MoU for the Grand Duchy. Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce,...

Q&A with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal Finalist Leticia Pibida

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Leticia Pibida, a physicist in the Radiation Physics Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been chosen as a finalist for a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, an award for federal employees given by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. The honor recognizes her work to strengthen “our nation’s defenses against nuclear and radioactive threats by...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Partnership for Public Service

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Introduced by Max Stier, CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. Thank you, Max, for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be here, and to be with the finalists for the highly selective “Sammies” awards. These include, I am proud to say, three from the U.S. Department of Commerce. And, though I’ve been advised by our ethics attorneys that I am not allowed to lobby for these Commerce...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces the Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

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Today, the Department of Commerce announced the termination of the 2013 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, and that negotiations will continue regarding a possible revised agreement acceptable to the Mexican signatories which also addresses the concerns of the U.S. industry to the extent permissible by U.S. trade law. During the negotiations, Commerce will continue with the...

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley Recognizes Employees in Honor of Public Service Recognition Week

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Every day in government facilities across the nation and around the world millions of men and women are working to make America stronger, safer, and more prosperous. Their commitment and accomplishments seldom make headlines, but the work they do is critical to our national welfare and security. One of these devoted civil servants, Chelsea Decaminada, passed away this past Saturday, May 4th, after...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Trade Winds Conference in New Delhi, India

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Thank you, Ken, for the kind introduction, and for your leadership in strengthening the bonds between the world’s oldest and the world’s biggest democracies. It is great to see all the wonderful American companies here in New Delhi for our Trade Winds Conference and Trade Mission. Welcome everyone. I know you have all traveled a long way. Thank you for joining us. We are excited that so many U.S....