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Trade In Value Added: Declining U.S.-Produced Content in U.S. Imports from NAFTA

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It has been widely assumed that American-made parts and components constitute a substantial percentage of the products that are manufactured in Mexico and Canada and imported by the United States. But that is increasingly not the case. Analysis of newly released “value-added” data from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows that the share of U.S.-produced content in...

U.S Department of Commerce Seeks Comment on Proposed Rules for 911 Grant Program

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the issuing of a notice of proposed rulemaking that outlines implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program. This program, which is jointly administered by the Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will...

Joint Press Statement from Secretary Ross and Commissioner Jourova on the Privacy Shield Review

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This week, officials from across the United States Government, the European Commission and EU data protection authorities gathered in Washington, DC to conduct the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework established in 2016. This first annual review marks an important milestone for the Framework and for U.S.-EU cooperation on data protection issues. The Privacy Shield raised...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from China and India

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, finding that exporters of cold-drawn mechanical tubing from China and India received countervailable subsidies of 33.31 to 35.69 percent, and 3.04 percent and 8.09 percent, respectively. The Commerce Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border...

International Visitors Spend More than $20 Billion in July

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that international visitors spent an estimated $21.2 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States during the month of July, an increase of more than 4 percent when compared to July 2016. Travel and tourism-related exports have exhibited growth each month of 2017. “It is a pleasure to announce that...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Titanium Sponge from Japan and Kazakhstan

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of titanium sponge from Japan and Kazakhstan are being unfairly dumped in the United States, and whether producers in Kazakhstan are receiving alleged unfair subsidies. “The Department of Commerce intends to act swiftly to halt...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Tool Chests and Cabinets from the People's Republic of China

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation, finding that exporters of tool chests and cabinets from China received countervailable subsidies ranging from 17.32 percent to 32.07 percent. The Commerce Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from Belarus, Russia and the United Arab Emirates

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from Belarus, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The dumping of goods below market value in the United States is something the Trump Administration takes very seriously,” said Secretary Ross. The Department of...