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Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USMCA Event with Vice President Pence

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Thank you, Jay, for that very kind introduction. Thank you, also, to SCHOTT North America for hosting us. As all of you here know, President Trump made a promise to reinvigorate manufacturing in our country. And I’m pleased to say today, that he has kept that promise. Thanks to his policies focused on rebuilding American industry, American jobs, and American prosperity, we are heading toward a...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Space Startup Summit

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Good morning, and welcome everyone to this exciting event. Given the amount of interest in this subject — and an unexpected onrush of registrations — we had to change the location to handle all the additional attendees. We are delighted that you are all here during one of the busiest weeks of the year for space industry conferences. Right now is probably the best time yet for space startups. In...

U.S. Department of Commerce Continues Suspended Antidumping Investigation of Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico and Issues Final Affirmative Determination of Dumping

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Today, at the request of U.S. tomato producers and as required by the statute, the Department of Commerce continued the antidumping duty investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. Simultaneously, Commerce issued a final affirmative determination of dumping. However, the recently negotiated suspension agreement remains in force pending the outcome of an investigation by the U.S. International...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Mattresses from China

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of mattresses from China, finding that that exporters from this country have dumped mattresses in the United States at margins ranging from 57.03 to 1,731.75 percent. Upon publication of the final determination, Commerce will instruct U.S. Customs and Border...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Stainless-Steel Kegs from China and Germany

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of refillable stainless-steel kegs from China and Germany, finding that exporters from these countries have sold stainless-steel kegs at less than fair value in the United States at rates ranging from 0 to 77.13 percent and 7.47...

U.S. Department of Commerce Further Tightens Cuba Sanctions

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Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will further restrict the Cuban regime’s access to commercial aircraft and other goods. This action supports the Administration’s earlier decision to hold the Cuban regime accountable for repressing its own people as well as continuing to provide support to the illegitimate Maduro regime which has...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Launch of the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council

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Thank you, Khush, for that kind introduction — and for the opportunity to be with you and your members for the launch of the new U.S.-Kuwait Business Council. It’s also my pleasure to be here with Ambassador Al Sabah. The two of us met shortly after I started my tenure as the Commerce Secretary, and we have worked together many times since. I had the honor of attending the U.S. - Kuwait Economic...

Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

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Broadband and information technology are powerful tools for small businesses to reach new markets and increase sales and productivity. However, cybersecurity threats are real and businesses must implement the best tools and tactics to protect themselves, their customers, and their data. Visit www.fcc.gov/cyberplanner to create a free customized Cyber Security Planning guide for your small business...