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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today released the following statement on the President’s signing of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. “By providing the Administration with additional tools to ensure that foreign governments live up to the commitments made in trade agreements, and by supporting the enforcement of U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws,...


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has submitted to Congress the first legislative reports required of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The NNMI Annual Report highlights the program’s initial success in spurring private-sector investment to support the development of manufacturing processes based on U.S. innovations.


On February 24-25, 2016, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will travel to Mexico City, Mexico for the third U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) along with Vice President Joseph Biden. They will be joined by members of the Obama Administration and Mexican government officials. Announced by President Obama and President Peña Nieto in 2013, the HLED is a forum through which the U...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker was announced as the moderator for a panel of senior level business leaders for the Smart Fabrics Summit on April 11, 2016. The Summit, hosted by the Department of Commerce and the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), will provide a forum for public and private sector leaders in technology, apparel, and textiles to highlight recent...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that she will lead the largest-ever U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe, the world’s foremost trade fair for industrial technology, taking place April 25 to 29, 2016 in Hannover, Germany. For the first time in the Fair’s history, the United States will be the Partner Country, which provides the more than 270 businesses and economic...


Today, the Departments of Commerce and the Treasury announced the second round of the U.S.-Cuba Regulatory Dialogue in Washington, DC, February 17-18, 2016. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will open the Dialogue with Cuba's Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca. For the remainder of the Dialogue, experts from the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State...


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