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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place July 25-26, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. As the Administration’s point person on entrepreneurship, Secretary Pritzker will help lead a U.S. delegation to the Summit, demonstrating the U.S. government’s continued commitment to fostering a culture of innovation around the world. This...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk issued the following statement regarding the outcomes of the first-ever U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum. Co-hosted by the Department of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the forum gathered high-level government and business leaders from both countries to discuss Ukraine’s economic reform agenda and...


The U.S. Department of Commerce and the Workforce Strategies Initiative at the Aspen Institute today announced the selection of seven regional site teams, comprised of leaders in industry, government, education, and workforce and economic development, to participate in the Communities that Work Partnership.


U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today released 19 new reports designed to help U.S. exporters identify their next export market by comparing opportunities across borders. As part of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) new Top Markets Series, each report projects and ranks future export opportunities within a particular industry, providing in-depth commentary on key opportunities...


U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today announced U.S. metropolitan areas in 2014 set export highs for the fifth year in a row exceeding $1.44 trillion in goods exports. According to the new Commerce report, 2014 Metropolitan Area Export Overview, metro area exports increased $36 billion from 2013, accounting for more than 80 percent of the growth in total U.S. goods exports last year. The...


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