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Registration Open For SelectUSA Investment Summit, Taking Place Next May at National Harbor

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo has announced today that registration is now open for SelectUSA’s annual Investment Summit to be held May 1-4, 2023 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. Traditionally drawing...

Statement from Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves Regarding Extending “Internet for All” Middle Mile Program Filing Deadline for Eligible Entities in Puerto Rico

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In light of President Biden’s declaration of emergency for Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Fiona, the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information has temporarily waived the deadline for eligible entities to apply for funding from NTIA’s Middle Mile Grant Program for projects that would build high-speed Internet infrastructure in Puerto Rico. The new deadline for such...

U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints First Members to Industrial Advisory Committee

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The recently established committee will advise on CHIPS for America's R&D efforts. The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the appointment of 24 members to the Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC), an advisory body that will provide guidance to the Secretary of Commerce on a range of issues related to domestic semiconductor research and development in support of CHIPS for America. The...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on the Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin as ITU Secretary-General

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Congratulations to Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her historic election victory, becoming the first woman ever to lead the International Telecommunication Union. I’m especially thrilled to see an alumna of the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) bring her decades of experience and tireless commitment to digital equity to this role. Under Doreen, the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Zoë Baird as Senior Counselor to Secretary Gina Raimondo

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Zoë Baird as Senior Counselor to the Secretary for Technology and Economic Growth. In her role, Baird will focus on expanding employer-based training and apprenticeship programs throughout the country. She will also help advance U.S. competitiveness in key technologies and ensure broadly shared economic benefit from new technologies, including by...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to discuss the U.S.-India commercial relationship and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). Secretary Raimondo welcomed the government of India’s participation in IPEF and Minister Jaishankar’s views on IPEF going forward. She emphasized the need for an ambitious and...

Deputy Secretary Graves to Travel to Bucharest, Romania for International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference

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U.S. Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves will travel to Bucharest, Romania for the convening of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) from September 25-29. Held every four years, the ITU PP-22 convenes member states to elect leadership, adopt strategic and financial plans, and determine policies and priorities related to telecommunication and...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with South Korea’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Lee Chang-yang

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with South Korea’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) Chang-yang Lee to reaffirm the importance of the bilateral economic relationship. Continuing the momentum from their May meeting in Seoul and their establishment of the U.S.-South Korea Supply Chain and Commercial Dialogue (SCCD), the Secretary and the Minister agreed to launch by the...