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Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Miami International Airport

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Introduced by Ken Pyatt, Deputy Director of the Miami-Dade County Aviation Department. Thank you, Ken, for the kind introduction. Thank you all for being here today. And a special thank you to Eduardo Torres and your team at the U.S. Export Assistance Center of South Florida for all you do for the business community in this region of the country. On behalf of President Trump, I am delighted to...

Department of Commerce Releases Report on Critical Minerals

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the interagency report that was submitted to the President pursuant to Executive Order 13817, A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals. The report contains a government-wide action plan, including recommendations to advance research and development efforts, increase domestic activity across the...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing

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Introduced by Dr. Steve Volz, NOAA Assistant Secretary for Satellite and Information Services. Thank you, Steve, for that kind introduction. And thank you, everyone, for your commitment to serving on our Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing. It’s always a pleasure to be with our nation’s top space leaders. Yours is one of the fastest moving segments of space commerce. I know that your...

Celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week

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Join the U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in celebrating National Fishing and Boating Week. This annual event recognizes two of America’s favorite pastimes, as well as the contributions fishing and boating make to our lives, and to our nation’s economy. From memorable moments on the water with friends and family, to creating jobs and...

Commerce and Treasury Departments Implement Changes to Cuba Sanctions Rules

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) unveiled amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) to further implement the President’s foreign policy on Cuba. These amendments complement changes to the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which Commerce is also unveiling...

Statement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings

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On June 3, 2019, the Department of Commerce released the statement below following a letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings: The Department of Commerce has worked in good faith with the Committee and has delivered nearly 14,000 pages of documents responsive to the Committee’s extensive request. The Secretary himself voluntarily testified for nearly seven hours...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Statement on Meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy

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On June 3, 2019, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released the following statement following his meeting with Mexico's Secretary of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.: Today, I met with Mexico’s Minister of Economy, Graciela Marquez, to discuss bilateral trade and United States’ upcoming plan to tariff Mexican goods at 5%. We also discussed next...