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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit, Celebrating New Business Projects and Workforce Development

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded the sixth SelectUSA Investment Summit, after bringing together business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories. More than 3,100 people attended, including 1,200 business representatives. Throughout the Summit, Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, Advisor to the...

Ivanka Trump and Larry Kudlow to Provide Keynote Remarks at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow will deliver keynote remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit on June 11-12, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced today. The Investment Summit, hosted by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, is the premier Federal event showcasing business investment opportunities available throughout the United States...

Department of Commerce Releases Report on Critical Minerals

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the interagency report that was submitted to the President pursuant to Executive Order 13817, A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals. The report contains a government-wide action plan, including recommendations to advance research and development efforts, increase domestic activity across the...

Commerce and Treasury Departments Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) unveiled amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President’s foreign policy on Cuba. These amendments complement changes to the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which Commerce is also unveiling...

Statement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings

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On June 3, 2019, the Department of Commerce released the statement below following a letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings: The Department of Commerce has worked in good faith with the Committee and has delivered nearly 14,000 pages of documents responsive to the Committee’s extensive request. The Secretary himself voluntarily testified for nearly seven hours...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Statement on Meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy

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On June 3, 2019, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released the following statement following his meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.: Today, I met with Mexico’s Minister of Economy, Graciela Marquez, to discuss bilateral trade and United States’ upcoming plan to tariff Mexican goods at 5%. We also discussed next...

Secretary of Commerce Leads U.S. Delegation to El Salvador

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WASHINGTON – From May 31 to June 1, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross led a Presidential delegation to El Salvador to witness the inauguration of President Nayib Bukele, and to congratulate the Salvadoran people on the country’s success in a peaceful and democratic transition of power. “The United States is committed to a strong relationship with El Salvador,” said Secretary of Commerce...

U.S. Department Of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that that exporters from China have dumped aluminum wire and cable in the United States at a margin of 58.51 to 63.47 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs...