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Digital Trade in North America

Reports
As internet access and reliance grows, so does the potential for digital cross-border trade. Building on other work from the Department of Commerce's Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) and Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), this report, which serves to inform policymakers, business leaders and others, summarizes estimates of U.S. digital trade with Canada and Mexico. We cannot definitively...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Citric Acid and Certain Citrate Salts from Belgium, Colombia and Thailand

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of citric acid and certain citrate salts from Belgium, Colombia, and Thailand. “Though politics plays no role in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, President Trump made it clear that we will vigorously enforce our trade laws and...

All 50 States Choose FirstNet Public-Private Partnership for Public Safety Broadband Network

Press releases
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced that all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands have accepted FirstNet and AT&T’s proposals to design and build a broadband network for the public safety community. Guam, the Pacific Territories of American Samoa, and the Mariana Islands have until March 12...

Supporting America’s Communities Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Blog
At the Department of Commerce, we’re committed to partnering with communities who are recovering from the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Since the initiation of disaster response efforts prior to landfall in August and September, the Department has been leveraging the strategic guidance and technical expertise available through our many diverse bureaus to serve the recovery...

Year in Review: Our Most Popular Stories of 2017

Blog
As we close out the year 2017, we reflect on some of the most popular stories of this past year. The Department of Commerce continues to work every day to promote job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development. The following blogs...

Tax Cuts Act a Win for American Business and the American Worker

Blog
Earlier this week, Congress passed the first overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than three decades. The historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will cut taxes across the board for working families and businesses both large and small. The Act also will make American more competitive, will bolster continued job creation and will help increase wages for American workers. “President Trump’s tax plan will...

Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Sodium Gluconate, Gluconic Acid and Derivative Products from China and France, and a Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Sodium Gluconate, Gluconic Acid and Derivative Products

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) investigations to determine whether imports of sodium gluconate, gluconic acid and derivative products from China and France are being dumped in the United States, and a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation to determine whether producers of sodium gluconate, gluconic acid and derivative products...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization of Imports of 100- to 150-Seat Large Civil Aircraft from Canada

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of 100- to 150-seat large civil aircraft from Canada. “This decision is based on a full and unbiased review of the facts in an open and transparent process.” said Secretary Ross. “The United States is committed to a free, fair, and...