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Department of Commerce Renews Temporary General License for 45 Days

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Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it was extending a Temporary General License (TGL) for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List for an additional 45 days. The TGL was implemented as a measure to prevent interruption of existing network communication systems in rural U.S. regions and permit global...

President Donald J. Trump Signs Executive Order on Strengthening National Resilience through Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services to Keeping the Promise to Make America Safe and Resilient

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President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order on Strengthening National Resilience through Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services takes important steps to help secure America’s critical infrastructure. The free, accurate, and reliable positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services provided by the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) have become integrated into the fabric...

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Donald J. Trump’s Budget: A Budget for America’s Future

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President Trump’s dedication to the success of all Americans has fostered an unprecedented period of growth for our economy and created the biggest economic boom in our nation’s history. The President’s 2021 Budget for America’s Future exemplifies his bold leadership and commitment to tackling the big structural issues that will allow every American to have equal and limitless opportunities to...

Statement of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union Address

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Because of President Trump’s leadership, we are experiencing a comeback like never before. Our great nation is strong again and Americans who need it the most are experiencing an incredible Blue Collar Boom. From renegotiating trade deals that work for Americans to a jobs agenda that has led to the lowest unemployment rate in half a century, the American Dream is being restored for millions of...

Department of Commerce Issues Final Rule for Countervailing Unfair Currency Subsidies

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Today, under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it has published a final regulation for imposing countervailing duties on products that benefit from unfair currency subsidies which, in turn, cause harm to domestic industries. “This Currency Rule is an important step in ensuring that unfair trade practices are properly remedied,” said...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q4 and Annual 2019 GDP: Economy Grows 2.3% in 2019

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Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the fourth quarter and annual gross domestic product (GDP) numbers. The Bureau found that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter and 2.3 percent for all of 2019, continuing to beat expectations. “Since the beginning of this Administration, critics have predicted...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty (AD) And Countervailing Duty (CVD) Investigations of Imports of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and China

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced the initiation of new AD and CVD investigations to determine whether wood mouldings and millwork products from Brazil and China are being dumped in the United States, and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. These AD and CVD investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by the Coalition of American...

Vice President Mike Pence Swears in New Commissioners to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders with Three Cabinet Members Present to Celebrate Lunar New Year at the White House

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On Monday, January 27, 2020, Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to members of President Donald J. Trump’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at the White House in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Key Administration officials speaking at the event included co-chairs of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders U. S...