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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo to Join President Biden and other U.S. Government Leaders at the U.S.-EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium

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On June 14-16, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo will travel to Brussels, Belgium to join President Biden, Secretary Blinken, Ambassador Tai and EU government leaders at the U.S.-EU Summit. In addition to supporting President Biden’s mission at the U.S.-EU Summit, Secretary Raimondo will meet with European Union government leaders and industry leaders to discuss strengthening the...

Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Statement on the Conclusion of the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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This year’s Investment Summit was the largest in its history with representatives from every U.S. state and territory participating for the first time ever On the final day of the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “The United States offers unmatched diversity, a culture of innovation, and the world’s most productive...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Statement on Biden-Harris Administration 100 Day Supply Chain Review

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Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released its 100-day supply chain review of critical industries. As part of the review, the U.S. Department of Commerce conducted an analysis of risks pertaining to each segment of the semiconductor supply chain – from design and manufacturing to assembly, test, and packaging, as well as materials and semiconductor equipment – and provided recommendations to...

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Funding to Expand Broadband on Tribal Land

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Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced today at the White House the availability of nearly $1 billion in U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) grants to expand broadband access and adoption on Tribal land. The leaders called for significant broadband investments...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Meeting with the National Association of Home Builders

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Following a meeting with the National Association of Home Builders senior officers, including NAHB CEO Jerry Howard, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “The residential construction industry is facing serious challenges because of supply chain constraints and the impact on home building, especially with respect to affordable housing. Today was a...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Hosts Roundtable with President Moon Jae-In, Minister Moon Sung Wook, and U.S. and South Korea Business Leaders

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On Friday, May 21, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo hosted a roundtable with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-In, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Wook Moon and U.S. and South Korean CEOs to demonstrate the importance of the economic relationship between the United States and South Korea, and in particular, significant cross-border investments in sectors critical to the...

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Following Meetings with Semiconductor Industry Leaders

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After her listening sessions today with CEOs and senior executives from companies that represent the full scope of the semiconductor supply chain and customer base, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement: “Semiconductors play a unique role in our economic and national security, and when semiconductor supply chains are disrupted, the impact is felt across the...

NOAA Predicts Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. However, experts do not anticipate the historic level of storm activity seen in 2020. For 2021, a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher)...