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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Announce $1 Billion in Deals during Africa Mission

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) announced over $1 billion in private-sector deals during their mission to four sub-Saharan nations. PAC-DBIA members expect to quickly conclude more than $2 billion in additional deals in the coming days. The four-nation visit, which included stops in Ethiopia, Kenya...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from China and Negative Preliminary Determination in the CVD Investigation of Imports of Rubber Bands from Thailand

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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 rubber bands from China finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies of 125.77 percent, and announced the negative preliminary determination in the CVD investigation of imports of rubber bands from Thailand finding that exporters...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Sodium Gluconate, Gluconic Acid, and Derivative Products 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 sodium gluconate, gluconic acid, and derivative products from China. Commerce determined that exporters from China have been found dumping sodium gluconate, gluconic acid, and derivative products in the United States at margins of 213.15 percent. As a...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination on Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China

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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 cast iron soil pipe from China, finding that exporters in China received countervailable subsidies ranging from 13.11 to 111.20 percent” Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits from importers of cast iron...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit with $600 Million Announced in New Deals, Supporting 650 U.S. Jobs

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded the fifth SelectUSA Investment Summit. More than 3,000 people attended this year’s Summit, including 1,200 business representatives from 66 foreign markets, and economic development organizations (EDOs) from 51 U.S. states and territories. During the event, Secretary Ross was joined by 10 Governors, five Cabinet secretaries, as well as...

Department of Commerce Grants First Product Exclusion Requests from Section 232 Tariffs on Steel Imports

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has begun granting its first product exclusions from the Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel. “This first set of exclusions confirm what we have said from the beginning – that we are taking a balanced approach that accounts for the needs of downstream industries while also...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determinations on Large Diameter Welded Pipe from China, India, Korea, and Turkey

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of large diameter welded pipe from China, India, Korea, and Turkey, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies at the following rates: China – 198.49 percent India – 541.15 percent Korea – 0.01 (de minimis) to 3.31 percent Turkey – 1...

SelectUSA’s Annual Summit Begins Today, Highlights Foreign Investment in U.S. with $600 Million for New Projects

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross opened the fifth annual SelectUSA Investment Summit, which brings together international companies, U.S. economic development organizations, and other stakeholders to explore job-creating investment opportunities across the United States. “SelectUSA is the premier event for international companies seeking new opportunities in the United States,”...