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U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Aluminum Foil 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 of aluminum foil from the People’s Republic of China (China). Initiation of these investigations follows other action the Department has taken on aluminum products, including the issuance of AD/CVD orders on imports of aluminum extrusions from China in May of...

Department of Commerce Finalizes Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigation Determinations Against Chinese Chemical Companies

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Today, the Department of Commerce finalized determinations in an antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of chemical imports, including HEDP, from the People’s Republic of China. “The United States will not stand for the flouting of our trade laws,” said Secretary Ross. “As laid out in the President’s Budget Blueprint, this administration will make fair and secure trade a...

Statement from the Department of Commerce on the President’s America First Budget Blueprint

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The President’s America First Budget Blueprint begins the important task of streamlining government and making it more efficient. It does this while protecting the Department of Commerce’s core missions and directing tax dollars to where the federal government can have the most impact for all Americans. The Blueprint prioritizes and protects investments that put America first. 
To that end, it...

Department of Commerce Seeks Input on Pipelines Made in America

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Today in the Federal Register, the Department of Commerce is requesting input on the use of American-made materials in construction and maintenance of American pipelines. President Trump has issued a clear call for American pipelines to be made with American steel, and it is critical that industry, including pipeline owners, operators, manufacturers, distributors, and their suppliers, provide...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Names Siemens USA CEO Judy Marks to U.S. Investment Advisory Council

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. announced the appointment of Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens USA to the U.S. Investment Advisory Council. Marks will work with the 15 other members of the council to develop and implement strategies and programs that attract and retain investment in the United States. “Judy has an extraordinary history of leadership that goes back decades and it is my...

Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. and Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal Announce New Efforts to Resolve Mexican Sugar Export Issues

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. and his Mexican Counterpart Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal announced a renewed effort to resolve ongoing issues with Mexican sugar export and anti-bunching limits. “I hope that this represents the beginning of a working relationship that will bear fruit for both our Nations,” said Secretary Ross. “It is important that we...

Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Impact of Burdensome Federal Regulations and Construction Permitting Process on Domestic Manufacturing

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. is asking for input from American manufacturers to learn about the unnecessary burdens manufacturers face from federal permitting and regulatory requirements. This formal request for information (RFI) will help execute President Trump’s memorandum directing the Secretary of Commerce to ask stakeholders for ways to streamline the construction permitting...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Announces $1.19 Billion Penalty for Chinese Company’s Export Violations to Iran and North Korea

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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. today announced that China’s Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd., known collectively as ZTE, has agreed to a record-high combined civil and criminal penalty of $1.19 billion, pending approval from the courts, after illegally shipping telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea in violation of...