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Addition of Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd (Jinhua) to the Entity List

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Effective October 30, 2018, the Department of Commerce has taken action to restrict exports to Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd. (Jinhua) by adding them to the Entity List (Supplement No. 4 to Part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)), because Jinhua poses a significant risk of becoming involved in activities that are contrary to the national security interests of the...

Online Safety: Five Steps to Protecting Your Digital Home

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More and more of our home devices - including thermostats, door locks, coffee machines, and smoke alarms - are now connected to the Internet. This enables us to control our devices on our smartphones, no matter our location, which can in turn save us time and money while providing convenience and even safety. These advances in technology are innovative; however, they also can pose a new set of...

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for the third quarter of 2018, finding that growth was 3.5 percent. During the past four quarters, GDP has risen 3.0%, well above the 2.3% growth during the year-earlier period. “Defying ‘conventional wisdom’ once again, 3.5 percent growth is the latest sign that...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Glycine from India and Japan, and a Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Glycine from Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of imports of glycine from India and Japan, finding that exporters from India and Japan have dumped this product in the United States at margins of 10.86 to 80.49 percent and 53.66 to 86.22 percent, respectively. In addition, Commerce issued a negative preliminary...

The President’s National Spectrum Strategy Will Give America a Boost in 5G

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The demand for more spectrum capacity is intense, and its wise allocation is a top priority as our nation builds out fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. By 2021, Cisco projects that global mobile data traffic will increase sevenfold, with 5G generating 4.7 times more traffic than 4G. 5G promises new capabilities and possibilities for our Nation’s innovators. Americans, ever the pioneers, are...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Certain Steel Wheels from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of certain steel wheels from the People’s Republic of China, finding that exporters from China have been dumping this product in the United States at a margin of 231.70 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and...

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...