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Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will be adding Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its affiliates to the Bureau’s Entity List. This action stems from information available to the Department that provides a reasonable basis to conclude that Huawei is engaged in activities that are contrary to U.S. national security or...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether dried tart cherries from Turkey are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in Turkey are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were initiated based on...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of strontium chromate from France, finding that exporters from France have dumped strontium chromate in the United States at a margin of 30.32 percent, and the negative preliminary determination in the AD investigation of imports of strontium...

The Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will add 12 foreign entities and individuals to the Bureau’s Entity List. This list contains the names of foreign parties that are subject to specific license requirements for the export, reexport, and/or in-country transfer of controlled items, ensuring that sensitive technologies do...

United States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation

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LUXEMBOURG – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of space. Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, signed the MoU for the Grand Duchy. Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce,...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces the Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

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Today, the Department of Commerce announced the termination of the 2013 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, and that negotiations will continue regarding a possible revised agreement acceptable to the Mexican signatories which also addresses the concerns of the U.S. industry to the extent permissible by U.S. trade law. During the negotiations, Commerce will continue with the...

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passing of Chelsea Decaminada

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On May 4, 2019, Chelsea Decaminada passed away as a result of injuries sustained during the April 21st terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, where she was on assignment. It was our great hope that Chelsea would recover from her injuries. My prayers are with Chelsea’s family during this difficult time. Chelsea was a talented International Program Specialist in our Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Magnesium from Israel

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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 magnesium from Israel, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies of 7.48 percent. Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of magnesium from Israel based on these preliminary...