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Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Oxford Union in Oxford, England

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Introduced by Oxford Union President Sara Dube It is my honor to discuss the Trump economic policy as it relates to the global economy. We are incorrectly blamed for global economic problems. From the late 1980s through the early 2000s, global merchandise export growth was usually double that of world GDP growth. But during four of the past five years, goods trade growth lagged global GDP growth...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Signing Ceremony for the MOU on Technical and Strategic Collaboration Between the USPTO and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

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It is my privilege and honor to be here in beautiful Mexico City to witness the signing of this historic MOU between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Mexican Institute of Industrial Property. Congratulations to everyone who negotiated this agreement. It took vision, dedication, and hard work to get to this point, and you should be extremely proud of this final product. It will strengthen...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Lunar New Year Celebration

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Introduced by Tina Wei Smith, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. I am happy to participate in today’s Lunar New Year celebration with everyone involved in the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. I am also pleased to co-chair this initiative with our esteemed Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao. This initiative...

Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at A New Space Race: Getting to the Trillion-Dollar Space Economy World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland

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Good afternoon, welcome, and thank you all for being here to discuss the future of space and its immense economic potential. You may not know that artificial limbs, Velcro, solar cells, and water filtration were created in the first age of space exploration. Now, we have an opportunity to continue and even accelerate those benefits. The global economy is increasingly tied to services provided from...

Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at the U.S.-Japan Roundtable Washington Conference

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Thank you, Ambassador Morningstar for recognizing the need to create the Global Energy Center. We are all beneficiaries of all your hard work in promoting the great partnership that exists between the United States and Japan. Thank you also to our colleagues from the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry for being here from Japan. We greatly appreciate METI’s support for this, the 12th Annual U...

Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at the 4th Meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board at the Indiana Women's Prison

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As we learned this morning, re-entry programs like The Last Mile should be replicated in every state in the country, particularly since there are 7 million jobs that remain vacant and need to be filled. Yet, even more important, is the need to create fulfilling career paths for the 2.3 million people locked up in state, local, and federal prisons and jails. Second-chance reentry and employment...

Keynote Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Overseas Security Advisory Council’s 34th Annual Briefing

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It is my honor to be here today at the 34th Annual Briefing of OSAC. Your efforts over the decades have been instrumental in assuring the safety of Americans overseas, and contributing to the economic and cultural vitality of the United States and countries of throughout the world. I am a direct beneficiary of the Diplomatic Security Service run by the Department of State, having traveled...

Remarks by Commerce Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley at the U.S. Department of Commerce Veterans Day Ceremony

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Thank you Allison for your kind introduction. I am humbled to be in the presence of so many great men and women who have served in our armed forces and protected our nation. It is only because of sacrifices from veterans like those in this room that I get to stand here today – with the stars and stripes by my side. On behalf of Secretary Ross, who is currently in southeast Asia leading a trade...