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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...

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

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Thank you, Brian, for that kind introduction, and thank you to the team of our National Travel and Tourism Office for making this Advisory Board such a success. Good afternoon everyone. Welcome to the Department of Commerce. This is the first meeting of the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board for the two-year term ending in 2020. It’s good to see some familiar faces back on the Board, and I...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Census, National Partnership Press Event at the Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.

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(Introduced by Hector Barreto, President of The Latino Coalition and former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.) Thank you, Hector, for that kind introduction, and — as the former SBA Administrator — thank you for your service to our country. I can’t tell you how important it is for me to be here to discuss our plans to work with national organizations such as yours to count...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) Breakfast Roundtable in New York, NY

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Good morning. It is always great being with the BCIU. I have enjoyed our events for many years, and I look forward to our discussion this morning. As we begin, forgive me the indulgence, as a member of the Cabinet, to tout the President’s economic accomplishments. In the 20-months since inauguration, there is no denying that our economy under President Trump is performing better than it has in...