Each week, we recap the latest U.S. Department of Commerce highlights spanning a wide range of issues promoting job creation and economic growth, programs, and events in one blog post.
Here are the key moments from Commerce: This Week
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in Vienna
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross arrived in Austria last Tuesday. In his meetings with Minister of Finance Gernot Blümel, Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs Margarete Schramböck, and Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation, and Technology Leonore Gewessler, he discussed bilateral economic and trade relations. ⇒ Further details
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in Poland
From February 13th to the 14th, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross met with Minister of Development Jadwiga Emilewicz, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher, and U.S. business owners in Warsaw, Poland to advance commercial opportunities in the region.
Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley
On February 12, Commerce Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley joined leaders from across the U.S. Government for the inaugural meeting of the interagency steering committee of the White House’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative.
Last week, Commerce Deputy Secretary Kelley met with Denver-based businesses to discuss the brand-new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Commerce joins the Nation this President's Day in celebrating all our presidents past and present.
Happy Valentine's Day from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
On February 13, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it was extending a Temporary General License for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List for an additional 45 days.
On February 12, President Trump signed an executive order that directs federal agencies to take steps to reduce the disruption of critical infrastructure that relies on positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services like GPS. ⇒ Read the full release.
On February 11, Twitter announced its partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau to protect the Twitter conversation related to the #2020Census.
On February 11, we celebrated #NationalInventorsDay!