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U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Ruling on Exports of Diamond Sawblades from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced an affirmative preliminary circumvention ruling involving diamond sawblades and parts thereof, finding that diamond sawblades produced in Canada, using cores and segments of Chinese origin, are circumventing the existing antidumping duty order. This circumvention inquiry only covers one Canadian company, Protech Diamond Tools Inc. Accordingly,...

Internet of Things

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Internet of Things (IoT) or smart devices refers to any object or device that is connected to the Internet. This rapidly expanding set of “things,” which can send and receive data, includes cars, appliances, smartwatches, lighting, home assistants, home security, and more. #BeCyberSmart to connect with confidence and protect your interconnected world. WHY SHOULD WE CARE? Cars, appliances,...

Your Feedback is Driving Improvements to Trademark Filings and Login User Experience

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Guest blog by Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Denison As we work to strengthen security and enhance the trademarks filing experience, we continue to listen to your ideas and feedback. Among these efforts is an upcoming enhancement you should prepare for now. Beginning October 26, 2019, you'll need to log in with two-factor authentication to your USPTO.gov account to access TEAS or TEASi forms. If...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Signs Declaration of Intent with French Space Agency

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Today, on the sidelines of the International Astronautical Congress, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross signed a Declaration of Intent with Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall. The Declaration charts a path forward for expanded cooperation between the Department and the French space agency on space situational awareness (SSA), space traffic management (STM),...

Commerce Department Recognizes Outstanding Employees at the 71st Annual Honor Awards

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Last week U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley recognized 266 Commerce employees for receiving Honor Awards, the most prestigious award the Department gives out each year. Since 1949, the Department of Commerce has recognized outstanding employees with Gold and Silver Medals at the Honor Awards. The employees’ contributions must focus on one of seven...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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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 aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that exporters from this country have sold aluminum wire and cable at less than fair value in the United States at rates of 58.51 percent to 63.47 percent. In addition, Commerce...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates a Circumvention Inquiry into Imports of Rebar from Mexico

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of a circumvention inquiry into imports of steel concrete reinforcing steel bar from Mexico, to determine if imports of rebar that are bent at one or both ends circumvent the existing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders. U.S. law provides that Commerce may conduct a circumvention inquiry when evidence suggests...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Forum

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Thank you to the American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce for organizing this event. And congratulations on the rapid expansion of your membership to more than three times as many members today as you had three years ago. That reflects the growing commercial partnership between our countries. Thank you also to our distinguished guests who travelled such long distances to attend this forum. I am...