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U.S. Department of Commerce Allocates $20 Million in Fishery Disaster Funding

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce allocated $20 million to help tribes, communities, fishermen, and businesses affected by commercial fishery failures that occurred in Georgia, California, Oregon, and Washington between 2013 and 2017. “The Department of Commerce and NOAA stand ready to support communities working to rebuild and rebound from fishery disasters,” said Secretary of Commerce...

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Report on Driving Space Commerce Through Effective Spectrum Policy

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross sent a report to President Donald J. Trump detailing thirteen recommendations that will improve the global competitiveness of the American space sector through updated domestic and international spectrum policies. This report was developed collaboratively with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Space Council, the...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Economia Minister Paulo Guedes Announce New U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum Members

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Last week, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with Brazil’s Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes on the occasion of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s first official visit to the United States. As an outcome of their meeting, Secretary Ross and Minister Guedes announced the new members of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum: New U.S. CEO Forum Members: • Mr. José (Joe) Almeida, Chairman, President & CEO...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Steel Wheels from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of steel wheels from China, finding that exporters from China have sold steel wheels at less than fair value in the United States at a rate of 231.70 percent. Commerce also determined that exporters from China received...

U.S. Department Of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine if carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand is being sold in the United States at less than fair value, while also finding whether producers of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod in China and India are receiving...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) investigations to determine whether acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain is being sold in the United States at less than fair value. These antidumping investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by the Coalition for Acetone Fair Trade on February 19, 2019...

Statement from Secretary Ross on the President’s Budget: “A Budget For A Better America”

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The President’s budget sets forth policies that will ensure the continued economic successes of the Trump Administration. The Budget for a Better America follows through on the President’s promise to expand our nation's economic leadership. The budget also fulfills the President’s promise to rebuild America’s military, providing our troops with the resources they need to keep our country safe. At...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Titanium Sponge Imports

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross accepted the Section 232 petition filed on September 27, 2018, by domestic producer Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) and launched an investigation into whether the quantity or circumstances of titanium sponge imports into the United States threaten to impair the national security. Secretary Ross sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick...