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Readout of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Meeting with French Minister of Economy, Finance and Recovery Bruno Le Maire

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WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary Gina Raimondo met with French Minister of Economy, Finance and Recovery Bruno Le Maire to discuss the strong, longstanding U.S.-France commercial partnership and to follow up on goals and outcomes from the 1st U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) ministerial, held September 29, 2021, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Secretary Raimondo and Minister Le Maire also...

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves Meeting with Meeting with Brazilian Deputy Minister of Economy Roberto Fendt

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Today, Deputy Secretary Don Graves met with Brazil’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Roberto Fendt, to discuss the U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue, which will take place next week. On behalf of Secretary Raimondo, Deputy Secretary Graves conveyed that the Secretary looks forward to the U.S. hosting the upcoming U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum and working with Minister Paulo Guedes to ensure an ambitious...

NOAA Upgrades Climate Website Amid Growing Demand for Climate Information

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NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate. The redesign expands the site’s already significant capacity to connect Americans with the resources they need to understand and plan for climate-related risks. Americans are facing...

Secretary Raimondo, Administration Leaders Applaud President Biden’s Restoration of National Monuments

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President Biden took action yesterday to restore protections to three national monuments that had been dismantled by the previous administration. The new proclamations, signed yesterday, reestablish the boundaries in place before President Trump’s unprecedented action to drastically reduce the boundaries of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah, and restore management...

Department of Commerce Releases Climate Action Plan for Adaptation and Resilience

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Alongside more than 20 major federal agencies as part of President Biden’s whole of government approach to confronting the climate crisis, the Department of Commerce released its Climate Action Plan for Adaptation and Resilience on October 7, 2021. With a substantial portion of the United States gross domestic product dependent on weather and climate, supporting economic growth and resiliency and...

Commerce Department, Biden Administration Take Action on Semiconductor Chip Shortage

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Supply chain issues have been a key challenge coming out of this unprecedented economic crisis resulting from this pandemic. For months, the Biden-Harris Administration has been engaged in a whole-of-government response, led by the Secretaries of Commerce, Transportation, and Agriculture. In June, the White House launched the Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force to address short-term supply chain...

U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation: A Joint Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong signed a Memorandum of Understanding implementing the U.S.-Singapore Partnership for Growth and Innovation (the Partnership), which aims to strengthen U.S.-Singapore trade and investment collaboration. The Partnership expands and elevates work done under the U.S.-Singapore Infrastructure...

Readout of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo Meeting with Mubadala CEO Khaldoon Al Mubarak

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Today, Secretary Gina Raimondo met with Mr. Khaldoon Al Mubarak, the Chief Executive Officer of the Mubadala Investment Company (an Emirati state-owned holding company), to congratulate him on GlobalFoundries’ announcement to expand their semiconductor fabrication plant in Malta, New York. The Secretary also encouraged Mr. Al Mubarak to work with the Commerce Department as the Mubadala Investment...