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Business Potential Met Business Opportunity at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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The following is a cross-post from Tradeology, the official blog of the International Trade Administration Blog post by Brian Lenihan, Executive Director, SelectUSA The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit is over, but its impact is just beginning. Last week, thousands of people from all over the world converged on the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. to turn business potential into business...

Federal Data Strategy Releases Draft Year-1 Action Plan

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From the sensor data generated at NOAA’s observation stations to the population data collected by the Census Bureau to the economic data produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Department of Commerce produces a wealth of information about the American people, the American economy, and our daily lives. And our Department is not alone. All across government, Federal agencies collect and...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints New Members of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department of Commerce, on behalf of President Donald J. Trump, has appointed 26 members to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). “The United States is making real progress in Africa, and we remain a strong, long-term, and stable partner in the continent’s economic development especially through the...

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley at the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique

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Good morning, and thank you, Florie, for your kind introduction. I’d also like to thank President Nyusi for hosting. Your excellencies, honorable ministers, members of the diplomatic corps, distinguished guests, and ladies and gentleman. It’s an absolute honor to be in Maputo, Mozambique on behalf of: the President of the United States and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce at the biennial “Corporate...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Steel Propane Cylinders from China and Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of steel propane cylinders from China and Thailand (AD only), determining that exporters from China and Thailand have sold steel propane cylinders at less than fair value in the United States at the following rates: China – 25.52...

Deputy Secretary Kelley and U.S. Government Officials Join the Corporate Council on Africa for Historic Anadarko Signing

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On behalf of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley led a U.S. government delegation to witness the historic final investment decision signing between Anadarko Petroleum of Woodlands, Texas, and the Government of Mozambique. The investment of the Anadarko LNG terminal supports the largest U.S. sourced investment on the African continent in history at...

Op-Ed: Ivanka Trump and Wilbur Ross: President Redoubles Efforts to Ensure Good Jobs for All

Op-eds
By Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Today, we were in Charlotte discussing workforce development with local leaders and executives, as well as the new opportunities that this economy has brought to the State and region. Since the election, President Donald J. Trump’s economy has added almost 6 million jobs across the country. North Carolina has added more...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board with Ivanka Trump in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Thank you, Ivanka, for that kind introduction. And welcome everyone, to Charlotte. Thank you, Mayor Lyles, for hosting us today, and Barbara Humpton, for the tour of the Siemens USA facility this morning. I was even more impressed than I had anticipated. We should publicize widely the return on investment you achieve on your investment in training and your extremely high retention rate. Too many...