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Opening Remarks at the Section 232 Hearing on Automobile and Automotive Parts Imports

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Thank you, Nazak [Nikakhtar], our Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis, for that kind introduction. We are fortunate to have people of such high caliber like you working at the Commerce Department. Welcome everyone to this discussion about the American automobile industry. It is obvious by the attendance here today how important this industry is to the U.S. and the global economy. At the...

Secretary Ross's Remarks at the Majority Whip Meeting, U.S. House of Representatives

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Thank you, Mr. Whip, for that kind introduction. And thank you for inviting me to be here with you this morning. I know there are questions about our trade policy, so let me say a few words about our intentions, and then I look forward to answering your questions. We initiated a Section 232 Investigation under the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to determine if it was essential for U.S. national...

Secretary Ross's Keynote Address at the U.S.-Ghana Business Forum

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Introduced by Joe Mensah, President of AmCham Ghana. Good afternoon, and thank you, Joe, for that kind introduction. Thank you, too, Vice President Bawumia, and the Ministers from the Ghana government who are with us today. And a special thank you to the American Chamber for hosting this gathering of leaders from the Ghana government and business community, along with your members and guests....

Welcome Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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Thank you, Karen, for that kind introduction, and good morning everyone. It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit. This is an exciting event for me, for the U.S. Department of Commerce, for the economic development officials here from 50 states and territories, and for our entire country. This is the second SelectUSA Summit that I have hosted, and this year we will...

Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Senate Committee on Finance

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Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the actions we have taken to assure the continued viability of our important steel and aluminum industries. The reports I submitted to the president this past January, pursuant to section 232 of the trade expansion act of 1962 found that steel and aluminum imports threaten to impair...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the NTIA Spectrum Policy Symposium

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Introduced by David Redl, Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Thank you, David, for your kind introduction. Thanks to all of you for attending this first Spectrum Policy Symposium. And thank you, panelists and speakers, for your commitment to advancing our high-tech...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the President's E Awards Ceremony

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Thank you. It’s great to see all of you here during World Trade Month. We are delighted you could join us for this celebration. On behalf of President Trump, welcome to this very special ceremony. I also welcome our special guests here from Capitol Hill: Congressman Darrell Issa from California here to support Applied Membranes, Inc.; Congressman David Kustoff from Tennessee here to support Orgill...

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the National Press Club Headliners Luncheon

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Thank you, Andrea, for that kind introduction. It is an honor to be addressing the National Press Club. When I was a student at Yale, my dream was to be a writer, so I joined a course called Daily Themes which required 1,000 words of fiction by 10 a.m. each morning. By the second week, I was out of material and dropped out of the course. As a result, I admire people like you who write...