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Joint Press Release: Japan – U.S. Commercial and Industrial Partnership Ministerial Meeting

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U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) Saito Ken held the third Japan-U.S. Commercial and Industrial Partnership (JUCIP) Ministerial Meeting in Washington, DC, on April 10. The Secretary and Minister reviewed progress made to date in deepening bilateral economic and commercial cooperation, and discussed how they will...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Preliminary Terms with TSMC, Expanded Investment from Company to Bring World’s Most Advanced Leading-Edge Technology to the U.S.

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With Up to $6.6 Billion in Proposed CHIPS Direct Funding, TSMC Announces 2 Nanometer Technology at Second Fab and a New Third Fab to Produce 2 Nanometer or More Advanced Chips Proposed CHIPS Investment in Arizona Would Support AI, High-Performance Computing, 5G/6G Communications, and More Applications Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce and TSMC...

U.S-EU Joint Statement of the Trade and Technology Council

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The following was issued by the White House Leuven, Belgium I. Introduction The sixth ministerial meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (“TTC”) took place in Leuven, Belgium, on 4 and 5 April 2024. It was co-chaired by European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, United States Secretary of State Antony...

U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Talent for Growth Task Force Concludes its Work, Private Sector Collaboration Continues

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LEUVEN, Belgium – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and European Commission (EC) Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager concluded the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) Talent for Growth Task Force’s final meeting and brought to a close the work announced in December 2022. The Talent for Growth Task Force consisted of fourteen members appointed in April 2023 from...

U.S. and UK Announce Partnership on Science of AI Safety

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U.S. and UK AI Safety Institutes to work seamlessly with each other, partnering on research, safety evaluations, and guidance for AI safety Institutes to develop shared capabilities through information-sharing, close cooperation, and expert personnel exchanges The U.S. and UK have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will see them work together to develop tests for the most...

Secretary Raimondo Highlights Bilateral Commercial Relationship, Need for Diverse Semiconductor Supply Chains in Official Visit to Costa Rica

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Last week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo traveled to Costa Rica to emphasize the strength of the U.S.-Costa Rican bilateral commercial and investment relationship and to underscore the importance of diverse and resilient semiconductor supply chains. During her visit, Secretary Raimondo highlighted the Biden-Harris Administration's efforts to diversify the semiconductor supply chain with...

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with U.S. Investment Advisory Council

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Yesterday, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, Assistant Secretary of Global Markets and Director General of the Foreign Commercial Service Arun Venkataraman, and SelectUSA Executive Director Jasjit Singh met with the U.S. Investment Advisory Council (IAC) for their final meeting of the term. They provided an update on the progress made on the recommendations submitted by the Council...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with President of Costa Rica Rodrigo Chaves and members of his Cabinet. During the meeting, Secretary Raimondo and President Chaves discussed efforts to enhance semiconductor supply chain capacity in the Western Hemisphere. She welcomed President Chaves and the Government of Costa Rica’s efforts to elevate the country as a...