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On Wednesday, June 29, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will join President Obama in Canada at the North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS), hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. This year’s Summit will focus on four pillars: climate, energy, and the environment; economic competitiveness; regional and global issues; and security and defense. President Obama will address a joint session...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker concluded the Obama administration’s third and final SelectUSA Summit, which brought together international companies, domestic economic development organizations (EDOs), and a range of other stakeholders to explore job-creating investment opportunities throughout the United States. The highly successful, two-day Summit welcomed more than 2,500...


The U.S. Department of Commerce today released a new report that highlights the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the U.S. economy. The Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Update to 2013 Report examines recent trends in FDI and highlights newly released “greenfield” FDI data from the Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The report notes that foreign direct...


The Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) has reached a turning point. The agency published a Federal Register notice (FRN) announcing a new joint venture partnership (JVP) opportunity focused on improving access, analysis, and use of federal data and it is welcoming a new director, Avi Bender, formerly the chief technology officer at the U.S. Census Bureau.


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that 22 U.S. Chiefs of Mission will join President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and other administration officials at the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 20-21, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. The Summit will bring together international companies, domestic economic development organizations (EDOs), and...


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