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U.S. Department of Commerce Extends Huawei Temporary General License

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Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will extend for 90 days the Temporary General License (TGL) authorizing specific, limited engagements in transactions involving the export, reexport, and transfer of items – under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) – to Huawei and its non-U.S. affiliates which are subject to the Entity...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of polyester textured yarn from China and India, finding exporters from these nations have dumped yarn in the United States at margins ranging from 76.07 to 77.15 percent and 17.62 to 47.51 percent, respectively. Commerce also...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Leads Business Executives Across the Indo-Pacific

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In support of the goal of President Donald J. Trump to increase American commercial activity across nations in the Indo-Pacific region, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross led a business delegation including of 16 companies to Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam from November 3 to November 8. This mission spawned new partnerships as well as several business agreements, potentially representing...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from India and Korea

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether forged steel fittings from India and Korea are being dumped in the United States and to find if producers in India are receiving unfair subsidies. These investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by Bonney Forge Corporation...

The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Announces the Launch of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building

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The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs is currently soliciting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building. As outlined in the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 , the mission of the Advisory Committee is to review, analyze, and make recommendations on how to promote the use of Federal data for evidence building. The associated...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Ceramic Tile from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of ceramic tile from China, finding that exporters from this country have dumped ceramic tile in the United States at margins ranging from 114.49 to 356.02 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Steel Staples from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of certain collated steel staples from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 12.38 to 156.99 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash...

Secretary of Commerce Issues Statement Upon the Release of the 2019 Census Test Preliminary Results

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon the release of the preliminary results of the 2019 Census Test: The U.S. Census Bureau conducted the 2019 Census Test this summer to study the operational effects on self-response of including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire. The major finding of the test was that there was no difference in self...