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Mar232016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced today that she has selected Kiersten Todt to join the Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) team and serve as the Executive Director of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. This Commission, created by Presidential Executive Order and supported by NIST and the Commerce Department along with its...

Mar162016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker released the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States. “Today, the President made an outstanding choice in nominating Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. I have known Merrick for a long time, and he is a person of unquestionable talent, integrity, and...

Mar152016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Department’s International Trade Administration has updated its Free Trade Agreement Tariff Tool (FTA Tariff Tool) to include the latest information on tariffs on U.S. products exported to Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) partner markets. When enforced, the TPP will eliminate more than 18,000 foreign import taxes that various...

Mar152016

Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced significant amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR). These changes, coupled with the arrangement recently announced by the Departments of State and Transportation allowing...

Mar142016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced she will attend the seventh annual 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), hosted by President Barack Obama in Silicon Valley. As the Administration's point person on entrepreneurship, Secretary Pritzker will be accompanied by 10 of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE). ...

Mar112016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker hosted the first Innovation and Investment in the Digital Economy Dialogue with Vice President of the European Commission, Andrus Ansip, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The high level exchange included a bilateral meeting between the two leaders, and a roundtable discussion with invited senior industry representatives from both...

Mar112016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will join President Barack Obama on his historic trip to Cuba and Argentina later this month. President’s Export Council Chair Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox, and Vice Chair Arne Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International will also travel to Cuba in order to gather facts on the ground about the economic and commercial opportunities and...

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