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Jul112017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation, finding that emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber from Brazil, Korea, Mexico, and Poland were being sold in the U.S. market at unfair prices.

Jul032017

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Juan Carlos Baker Pineda, Subsecretario de Comercio Exterior, Secretaría de Economía, have signed a finalized amendment to the Countervailing Duty Suspension Agreement on Sugar from Mexico.  Likewise, Secretary Ross and Juan Cortina Gallardo, a representative of the Mexican Sugar Industry, signed a finalized amendment to the Antidumping Duty Suspension...

Jun292017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the interim leadership of the U.S. Census Bureau under the Vacancies Reform Act, effective upon the retirement of Census Bureau Director John Thompson on June 30.  Ron Jarmin will perform the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Director.  Enrique Lamas will perform the non-exclusive functions and duties of the Deputy Director of the...

Jun262017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of softwood lumber from Canada. The Commerce Department determined that exporters from Canada have sold softwood lumber the United States at 7.72 percent to 4.59 percent less than fair value based on factual evidence provided by the interested parties. ...

Jun262017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has concluded the preliminary evaluation regarding the exclusion of softwood lumber products produced in the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island, also referred to as the Atlantic Provinces.

Jun232017

Today, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the initiations of new antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Belgium, Colombia, and Thailand are being unfairly dumped in the United States, and whether Thailand producers are receiving alleged unfair subsidies.

Jun232017

To support locally-driven efforts in coal country to spur job growth, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) making $30 million in funds available to assist coal communities through the 2017 Assistance to Coal Communities (ACC 2017) initiative.

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