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U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for the third quarter of 2018, finding that growth was 3.5 percent. During the past four quarters, GDP has risen 3.0%, well above the 2.3% growth during the year-earlier period. “Defying ‘conventional wisdom’ once again, 3.5 percent growth is the latest sign that...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Glycine from India and Japan, and a Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Glycine from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of glycine from India and Japan, finding that exporters from India and Japan have dumped this product in the United States at margins of 10.86 to 80.49 percent and 53.66 to 86.22 percent, respectively. In addition, Commerce issued a negative preliminary...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Certain Steel Wheels from China

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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 certain steel wheels from the People’s Republic of China, finding that exporters from China have been dumping this product in the United States at a margin of 231.70 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Steel Propane Cylinders from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of steel propane cylinders from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 42.77 to 145.37 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits...

Joint Press Statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Second Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Commissioner Věra Jourová made the following statement regarding the second annual U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield review: "Senior officials from the United States Government, the European Commission, and European Data Protection Authorities are meeting in Brussels this week to conduct the second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. The...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether aluminum wire and cable from China are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The alleged dumping margins range from 53.54 to 63.47 percent. In addition, there are 26 subsidy...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs From China, Germany, and Mexico, and Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether refillable stainless steel kegs from China, Germany, and Mexico are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. The alleged dumping margins are 204.42 percent for China, 72.80 percent for...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigation of Imports of Mattresses from China

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of a new antidumping duty (AD) investigation to determine whether mattresses from the People’s Republic of China are being sold in the United States at less than fair value. The alleged dumping margins range from 258.74 to 1,731.75 percent. This antidumping investigation was initiated based on a petition filed by Corsicana Mattress Company...