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Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Virginia Manufacturers Association

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Thank you for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be here with all of you in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. It is a beautiful part of the country, near the unspoiled beaches of the Atlantic; the Chesapeake Bay; Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg; and, of course, the Naval Station and Shipyard. Like America, Hampton Roads is big and mighty, and is a great place to be a...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Apollo 50: The Role of Intellectual Property in Space Commerce

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Introduced by USPTO Director Andrei Iancu. Thank you, Andrei, for that kind introduction. I am always happy to be at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and especially to celebrate the technology impacts of our greatest milestone of space. To those of you in the room who were part of the Apollo program — the astronauts, engineers, program managers, technicians — congratulations and thank you for...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the OneWeb Satellites/Airbus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Merritt Island, Fla.

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Introduced by Tony Gingiss, Chief Executive Officer, OneWeb Satellite Thank you, Tony, for that kind introduction. It’s great to be in Florida as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. Everyone here remembers it vividly but a majority of Americans alive today had not yet been born when it occurred, so it is especially important to make them aware of its significance. It is...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board

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Introduced by Brian Beall of ITA’s National Travel and Tourism Office Thank you, Brian, for that kind introduction. Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to the Commerce Department. It’s great to see you again. Thank you for your dedication to the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. Thanks also to John and Kurt for your leadership of the Board. The Board’s policy recommendations on a range of...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Bureau of Industry and Security Annual Conference on Export Controls and Security

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Introduced by Nazak Nikakhtar, Performing the Non-Exclusive Duties of the Under Secretary for Industry and Security. Thank you, Nazak, for that kind introduction. The United States is fortunate to have people of your caliber and experience engaged in some of the most critical issues of our time. Thank you, also, to the entire staff at BIS, for your hard work, and your steadfast commitment to our...

Remarks At The Inauguration Of Panama President-Elect Mr. Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo

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Introduced by Roxanne Cabral, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Panama Thank you, Roxanne, for that kind introduction. It is a great pleasure to be here for tomorrow’s inauguration of President-elect Laurentino Cortizo. We are all looking forward to that historic event. We hope the new President can build a strong consensus, and that his term fortifies Panama’s current period of financial and...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Space Enterprise Summit

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Introduced by John Harrison, Senior Advisor and Senior Administration Official for Oceans, International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Thank you, John, for that kind introduction, and welcome to this exciting and historic summit. Secretary Ross was asked to attend the G-20 with the President, and is currently in route to Osaka, Japan. Please know, however, that he is very disappointed to...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley at the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique

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Good morning, and thank you, Florie, for your kind introduction. I’d also like to thank President Nyusi for hosting. Your excellencies, honorable ministers, members of the diplomatic corps, distinguished guests, and ladies and gentleman. It’s an absolute honor to be in Maputo, Mozambique on behalf of: the President of the United States and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce at the biennial “Corporate...