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U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Laminated Woven Sacks from Vietnam

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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 laminated woven sacks from Vietnam, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 3.24 to 6.15 percent. The Department of Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. The Department of Commerce has revised downward its preliminary determination from between 0.00 – 22.16 percent to between 0.00 – 16.88 percent in its final determination in the antidumping...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Certain Plastic Decorative Ribbon 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 plastic decorative ribbon from China. Commerce preliminarily determined that exporters from China have been found dumping certain plastic decorative ribbon in the United States at margins ranging from 45.16 to 370.04 percent. As a result of...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Announces Programs to Increase U.S. Commercial Engagement in the Indo-Pacific Region

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Following Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’s participation in the Indo-Pacific Business Forum today, the Department of Commerce is announcing its plan to dedicate three of its upcoming flagship events to Indo-Pacific themes: Discover Global Markets (DGM): Indo-Pacific – will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 10-12, 2018 and will highlight opportunities for U.S. exporters in Asia. It...

U.S. Department of Commerce Congratulates Tom Gilman, White House Pick to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Chief Financial Officer

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross congratulated Mr. Tom Gilman after the White House announced their intent to nominate him to be the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gilman has considerable experience as a leader across several industries and as a valued advisor to business leaders around the world. Ms. Lisa Casias, currently...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Q2 2018: U.S. Economy Tops 4% GDP Growth in Second Quarter

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Today, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the second quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers. The Bureau found that the real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.1% in the second quarter of 2018. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement on the announcement: “Today’s release of the United States’ GDP growth of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Antidumping Duty Determination on Forged Steel Fittings from Taiwan

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of forged steel fittings from Taiwan. Commerce determined that exporters from Taiwan have sold forged steel fittings in the United States at 116.17 percent less than fair value. As a result of the decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Call for Nominations to Investment Advisory Council

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The U.S Department of Commerce announced today that it is accepting nominations for the Secretary’s Investment Advisory Council. The role of the Council is to consider ways to attract and retain foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. Comprehensively, the United States is home to more FDI than any other country in the world, with a total stock of $3.7 trillion at the end of 2016....