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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 GDP: Economy Grows 2.1% in Q2

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Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) numbers, finding that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.1% percent in the second quarter. “The Trump economy is growing strong and, on the heels of 3.1 percent growth in the first quarter, is poised to continue expanding,” said Secretary of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping (AD) countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of vertical metal file cabinets from China, finding that exporters received antidumping duty rates of 198.50 percent and countervailable subsidies of 227.10 percent. Based on these preliminary determinations, the Department of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China and India

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China and India, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 23.41 to 24.89 percent and 6.07 to 155.03 percent, respectively. Based on these preliminary determinations, the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Steel Racks 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 racks and parts thereof from China, finding that exporters from China have sold steel racks and parts at less than fair value in the United States at rates from 18.06 to 144.50 percent. In addition, Commerce determined...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Responds to Contempt Vote by House Democrats

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Today, House Democrats took the unnecessary step to hold the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, and Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after the Department spent months cooperating with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, as well as its voluminous and burdensome requests for information and testimony. “House Democrats never sought to have a productive relationship with the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of fabricated structural steel from Canada, China, and Mexico. In the China and Mexico investigations, Commerce made affirmative determinations, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies at rates ranging from 30.30 to 177.43 percent, and 0.01...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Magnesium from Israel

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of magnesium from Israel, finding that exporters from Israel have dumped magnesium in the United States at a margin of 193.24 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Certain 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 certain steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter from China, finding that exporters from China have sold certain steel wheels 12 to 16.5 inches in diameter at less than fair value in the United States at rates of 38.27 to 44...