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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Acetone from Singapore and Spain

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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 acetone from Singapore and Spain, finding that exporters from Singapore have dumped acetone in the United States at margins ranging from 66.42 percent to 131.75 percent. Commerce also determined that exporters from Spain have dumped acetone in the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Utility Scale Wind Towers from Canada, Indonesia, and Vietnam

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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 utility scale wind towers from Canada, Indonesia, Korea, and Vietnam are being dumped in the United States, and to find if producers in Canada, Indonesia, and Vietnam are receiving unfair subsidies. Although there is already an existing AD...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at AMCHAM Centennial

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL, AMCHAM CENTENNIAL Intro by Mr. Luiz Pretti, Chairman of the Board of AmCham-Brasil and President of Cargill Brazil Thank you for the kind words. It’s great to be here for the Chamber’s centennial celebration. AmCham-Sao Paulo has long been an important partner for the Department of Commerce in promoting economic ties. Thank you. 100 years is an impressive accomplishment. To put...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Sixth Annual Signing Day Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeships at Trident Technical College

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Introduced by Pamela Evette, Lt. Governor of South Carolina Thank you, Lt. Governor Evette, for that kind introduction. And thank you, Dr. Thornley, for your invitation to this momentous event. I am humbled and honored to be here today with YOU, the 6th class of apprentice signees: to celebrate you, to honor your accomplishments, and to applaud your decision to embark on an apprenticeship. Your...

10 NIST Researchers Receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

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“We are extremely proud of these talented researchers,” said Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director Walter G. Copan. “Each one has already made impressive contributions to measurement science and innovation and has demonstrated leadership through mentoring the next generation of researchers. We look forward to the continued impacts of their careers in research...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 GDP: Economy Grows 2.1% in Q2

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Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers, finding that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1% percent in the second quarter. “The Trump economy is growing strong and, on the heels of 3.1 percent growth in the first quarter, is poised to continue expanding,” said Secretary of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping (AD) countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of vertical metal file cabinets from China, finding that exporters received antidumping duty rates of 198.50 percent and countervailable subsidies of 227.10 percent. Based on these preliminary determinations, the Department of...

NOAA Early Career Scientists Honored for Innovative Research

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Eight NOAA scientists today were awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for pioneering research on the Earth’s atmosphere, weather, our ocean, coasts, fisheries and marine ecosystems. They were among 314 federally-supported scientists who received a PECASE at a ceremony hosted by the White House Office of Science Policy and Technology at the...