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Nov172015

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today named four U.S. organizations as the 2015 recipients of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence. The honorees are recognized for their outstanding commitment to sustainable excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. This year’s recipients represent four...

Nov122015

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today issued a series of new fact reports that demonstrate the positive impact that passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) can have on the U.S. economy. The reports highlight by state the value of U.S. goods exports to TPP markets; the number of U.S. jobs supported by exports from each state; and the tariff reductions that stand to benefit each...

Nov092015

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the launch of the first-ever Commerce Data Service at Techonomy 2015 in Half Moon Bay, CA. Consisting of software engineers, data scientists, computer programmers, and web developers, the mission of Commerce Data Service is to develop cutting-edge software products and web services to improve access to and use of departmental data...

Nov062015

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today released two TPP Opportunities Industry Reports that spotlight key market access benefits and commitments of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The reports detail how eliminating various tariffs in respective industry sectors will benefit American companies trying to compete in TPP markets. Across all sectors, TPP will eliminate more than 18,000...

Nov052015

“The completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a testament to our Administration’s strong commitment to strengthening America’s competitiveness, increasing opportunities for our businesses and workers, promoting our values worldwide, and raising the global standard of living. It’s a forward-thinking deal that improves America’s access to some of the fastest-growing markets in the world and...

Nov052015

As part of the U.S. Delegation, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews will travel to Manila, Philippines from November 16-18 to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit. He will engage with the U.S. business community and identify actions the Commerce Department can take to further expand opportunities for American businesses and workers to sell their products and...

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