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Oct192016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today delivered remarks at the launch of the Global Procurement Initiative (GPI) in Bogota, Colombia. Secretary Pritzker is making her first official visit to Colombia, during which she will meet with government and business leaders on the importance of U.S.-Colombia commercial ties.

Oct142016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered closing remarks at the University of Southern California (USC) Port and Supply Chain Roundtable. This event brought together business leaders, stakeholders, and senior public officials to discuss how to improve port and supply chain efficiency and boost U.S. economic growth and competitiveness.

Oct072016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks at the Lam Research facility in Tualatin, Ore., in celebration of Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). Joined by hundreds of Oregon students, parents, school administration, teachers, and other local partners, including several mayors, CEOs, and chamber of commerce representatives, Secretary Pritzker highlighted the significance...

Sep292016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks at the official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Babyn Yar Massacre, following speeches by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and President of the European Council Donald Tusk. Speaking on behalf of President Barack Obama and the U.S. government, Secretary Pritzker honored the memories of the 100,000 Jews, Roma,...

Sep282016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to announce the conclusion of a $1 billion loan guarantee designed to promote progress on the country’s anti-corruption and economic reform agenda. This will be the third U.S. loan guarantee for Ukraine after two $1 billion loan guarantees in May 2014 and May 2015. Issuance of this loan guarantee...

Sep282016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered remarks at the Commercial Law Development Program's (CLDP) Ukraine Government Ethics, Transparency, and Corporate Compliance Workshop in Kyiv. Secretary Pritzker traveled to Kyiv to meet with private sector leaders, Ukrainian officials, and Members of the Ukrainian Rada to discuss progress on the country’s economic reform agenda...

Sep272016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered a keynote address to executives, technology industry leaders, and high-ranking government and national security officials at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s fifth-annual Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, DC.

Sep262016

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker delivered keynote remarks at the Progressive Policy Institute’s (PPI) event on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The program highlighted key issues raised in PPI’s new report, “A Big Deal for Small Business: Seven Stories of How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Boost America’s Small Exporters.”

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