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Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Virginia Manufacturers Association

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Thank you for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be here with all of you in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. It is a beautiful part of the country, near the unspoiled beaches of the Atlantic; the Chesapeake Bay; Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg; and, of course, the Naval Station and Shipyard. Like America, Hampton Roads is big and mighty, and is a great place to be a...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Apollo 50: The Role of Intellectual Property in Space Commerce

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Introduced by USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Thank you, Andrei, for that kind introduction. I am always happy to be at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and especially to celebrate the technology impacts of our greatest milestone of space. To those of you in the room who were part of the Apollo program — the astronauts, engineers, program managers, technicians — congratulations and thank you for...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China and India

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 23.41 to 24.89 percent and 6.07 to 155.03 percent, respectively. Based on these preliminary determinations, the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $23 Million to Fuel High-Growth Entrepreneurship Across America

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that 44 organizations — including nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and entrepreneurship-focused organizations — from 28 states and two territories will receive grants totaling $23 million to create and expand high-growth entrepreneurship and increase access to capital for communities across America. The grants are made annually...

Op-Ed: Wilbur Ross: White House creating good jobs for workers

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FROM DAY one, the Trump administration has fulfilled its promise to create good jobs for American workers. I have come to Virginia Beach today to highlight President Donald Trump’s signature efforts to make good on that promise: the Pledge to America’s Workers and the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. The Trump administration’s economic success is providing significant benefits to the...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the OneWeb Satellites/Airbus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Merritt Island, Fla.

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Introduced by Tony Gingiss, Chief Executive Officer, OneWeb Satellite Thank you, Tony, for that kind introduction. It’s great to be in Florida as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Everyone here remembers it vividly but a majority of Americans alive today had not yet been born when it occurred, so it is especially important to make them aware of its significance. It is...

Rethinking Manufacturing: When America Makes, America Works

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This article originally appeared on the N ational Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Taking Measure blog . Guest blog post by Zara Brunner, Communications Director at the NIST Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM). This is the first in a series of posts to spotlight the revitalization of U.S. manufacturing happening across the nation through Manufacturing USA® institutes and their...

GDP Increases in Key Industry Groups in 1st Quarter of 2019

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The following is a cross-post from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Finance and insurance; retail trade; and health care and social assistance were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2019. According to gross domestic product (GDP) by industry statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, 16 of 22 industry groups contributed to...