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Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Cheniere Energy, Inc. Liquefaction — First Cargo Celebration in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Thank you, Jack, for that kind introduction. And congratulations on your leadership in seeing this colossal and magnificent project all the way through to fruition. It is also my pleasure to share the stage with you, Governor Abbott. I noticed that it was your birthday earlier this week, Governor: happy birthday. I won’t disclose your age, if you won’t disclose mine! Also, congratulations,...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USPTO Ceremony Honoring Senator Orrin Hatch

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Thank you, Andrei, for that kind introduction. I, too, have a lyric from one of the Senator’s repertoire of songs. It’s a rock-n-roll number and it goes like this: “America Rocks, when we sing allegiance to this country that we love: Ooooo-yeah.” “Ooooo-yeah”: There isn’t a better way to describe the implacable spirit that Senator Hatch brings to his song writing, and to his unabated commitment to...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Department of Commerce Veterans Day Ceremony

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Good morning everyone. It is an honor for me to be addressing you — America’s Veterans who are working as cherished members of our team at the U.S. Department of Commerce. You probably are not aware that I personally served as an Army officer myself a long time ago. This shows how — as we go about our daily duties — it is easy to overlook the veterans in our midst. If you don’t mind me using a...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the South Carolina International Trade Conference, South Carolina Port Authority

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Thank you very much for that kind introduction. And thank you, all of you, for your hospitality. And thank you to your state for its continued engagement with the Commerce Department’s SelectUSA Investment Summit. By attracting foreign companies, South Carolina helps supply chains and creates U.S. jobs far beyond your local communities. Your state is a leader in advanced manufacturing. You’ve done...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Executive Business Development Mission in Astana, Kazakhstan

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It is an honor to be here in Astana to welcome this U.S. business development mission to Kazakhstan. Thank you to our partner, the U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association, in bringing this delegation to Astana. Representatives of 16 world-class U.S. companies have come to expand or explore opportunities for new commercial partnerships and business opportunities. The size of the delegation speaks to...

Remarks by Acting Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley at the Fourth Meeting of the National Space Council

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Mr. Vice President, National Space Council, and guests - thank you for allowing me to join you today. I send regrets from Secretary Ross who is on an important overseas mission. Since this Council’s last meeting in June, Secretary Ross has been very busy advocating for the U.S. commercial space industry around the world. He continues to emphasize our mantra – America must be the flag of choice of...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American-Uzbek Chamber of Commerce Business Forum in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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I am pleased to be here to express the U.S. Government’s commitment to Uzbekistan as we continue to work together to improve the business opportunities between our two nations. Thank you to the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce for organizing this event. And thank you to the distinguished guests and hosts from the government of Uzbekistan. I want to applaud the successful political and...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Second Annual Review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield in Brussels, Belgium

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I am pleased to be back in Brussels for this Second Annual Review of the Privacy Shield Framework. Thank you to the European Commission for planning and hosting this year’s event. And a special thank you to Commissioner Jourová for inviting me to join you in this review. I have been looking forward to traveling here for many months, given the growing importance of digital commerce, the news...