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Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Baldrige National Quality Award Ceremony

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Thank you, Dr. Benson, for that kind introduction. It’s great to be here again with the Baldrige community. Yesterday, the United States lost an important and venerable national figure who helped shape the program we are celebrating today. Sen. Fritz Hollings from South Carolina was an instrumental force behind the success of NIST, and he was a good friend of many of the old-timers in this room....

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Laminated Woven Sacks from Vietnam

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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 laminated woven sacks from Vietnam, finding that exporters from Vietnam have sold laminated woven sacks at less than fair value in the United States at rates ranging from 109.46 to 292.61 percent. Commerce also determined that...

Secretary Ross Addresses White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross participated in this week’s White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council meeting hosted by President Donald Trump. During the council meeting, Secretary Ross highlighted the innovative steps taken by the U.S. Department of Commerce to encourage private investment in Opportunity Zones. He shared how the Economic Development Administration and Minority...

Department of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget

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WASHINGTON – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies yesterday invited 10 experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce to testify on the President’s FY 2020 budget. The panel responded to two hours of questioning before the Senate by both majority and minority members. The Department of Commerce also made those same Department officials available...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of aluminum wire and cable from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 11.57 to 164.16 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash deposits...

Department of Commerce Disappointed with the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Vote to Subpoena Documents

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued the following response after the House Committee on Oversight and Reform’s vote to subpoena documents surrounding Secretary Ross’s decision to reinstate the citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census: “The Department remains committed to an open and responsive relationship with the Committee and has been nothing but cooperative with the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of refillable stainless steel kegs from China, finding that exporters received countervailable subsidies ranging from 15.78 to 144.30 percent. As a result of today’s decision, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to collect cash...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Port of Fernandina in Fernandina, Florida

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Thank you, Laura, for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be with all of you here at the Port of Fernandina. Thank you to the kind people of Nassau County for such a warm welcome. We are also honored to have with us your Representative in the U.S. Congress. Congressman John Rutherford has joined me today, and we are both very pleased to be here. This town is a gem. Don’t worry — I won’t...