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Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on the Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin as ITU Secretary-General

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Congratulations to Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her historic election victory, becoming the first woman ever to lead the International Telecommunication Union. I’m especially thrilled to see an alumna of the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) bring her decades of experience and tireless commitment to digital equity to this role. Under Doreen, the...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to discuss the U.S.-India commercial relationship and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). Secretary Raimondo welcomed the government of India’s participation in IPEF and Minister Jaishankar’s views on IPEF going forward. She emphasized the need for an ambitious and...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Australia Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong in New York City. During their meeting, the Secretary emphasized the importance of the United States’ and Australia’s partnership and shared interest in a free and open Indo-Pacific region. She and Minister Wong also discussed Australia’s current foreign policy priorities. Raimondo thanked Wong...

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Economy, Trade, and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met virtually with Japan’s Trade Minister for Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) Yasutoshi Nishimura to congratulate him on his recent appointment to the position. The two discussed the ongoing work and support for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) and U.S.-Japan cooperation on common bilateral goals, under the Japan-U.S...

Commerce Department Launches CHIPS.gov for CHIPS Program Implementation

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After the successful bipartisan passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 and bill signing by President Joseph R. Biden, the Commerce Department announced Thursday the launch of the CHIPS.gov website. This new online resource, which includes implementation priorities established in an Executive Order signed by the President, will inform the implementation of the program. “The Commerce...

United States to Host Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Ministerial

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai today announced that they will co-host an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) Ministerial in Los Angeles, California on September 8-9, 2022. The first in-person Ministerial builds on the constructive virtual meetings with 13 Indo-Pacific partners held this year before and after President Biden...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Appoints Members of U.S. Investment Advisory Council (IAC)

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Council Advises the Secretary on Issues Affecting Foreign Business Investment and Economic Development Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced the names of 34 international business and economic leaders who will advise the Secretary of Commerce on how government policies and programs affect the United States’ ability to attract and facilitate foreign business investment. "For the...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Statement on Signing of Inflation Reduction Act

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement following President Biden signing the Inflation Reduction Act into law: "President Biden is securing historic victories for American families, American workers and our economy. The Inflation Reduction Act will lower cost for families, including health care and prescription drug costs, reduce the deficit, combat the...