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Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Economia Minister Paulo Guedes Announce New U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum Members

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Last week, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross met with Brazil’s Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes on the occasion of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s first official visit to the United States. As an outcome of their meeting, Secretary Ross and Minister Guedes announced the new members of the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum: New U.S. CEO Forum Members: • Mr. José (Joe) Almeida, Chairman, President & CEO...

Spotlight on Commerce: Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Laura Peter, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) This past November, I was appointed Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and...

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Steel Wheels 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 steel wheels from China, finding that exporters from China have sold steel wheels at less than fair value in the United States at a rate of 231.70 percent. Commerce also determined that exporters from China received...

Spotlight on Commerce: Irette Y. Patterson, Program Analyst, U.S. Economic Development Administration

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Women’s History Month. Guest blog post by Irette Y. Patterson, Program Analyst, U.S. Economic Development Administration I am a Program Analyst for the Economic Development Administration’s Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program (TAAF). The program...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the FirstNet/University of Mississippi Medical Center MOU Signing

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Thank you, Governor Bryant, for your kind words and your leadership on the important issue of reviving rural America through the widespread adoption of broadband technologies. Thank you to everyone at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for being part of this exciting collaboration. Dr. Woodward and Dr. Darsey, we greatly appreciate your cooperation and dedication to this crucial endeavor...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the SK Innovation Groundbreaking Ceremony in Commerce, Georgia

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Thank you, Governor Kemp, for your kind introduction, and congratulations to you on this being one of the most important days in your new governorship. It is also — I might add — one of the more important days in my tenure as Commerce Secretary. When I became Secretary of Commerce two years ago, groundbreaking events for new production facilities like this one was our goal. This major and exciting...

U.S. Economic Growth Reached 3.1 Percent Growth In 2018

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No economic analysis can be considered complete without appreciation for the many different estimates and assessments that go into evaluating our country’s economy. The Department of Commerce provides many of the economic indicators that business, government and Americans of all stripes rely on, including our regular estimates of U.S. GDP growth. During 2018, real GDP grew 3.1 percent, the fastest...

New Data Tools Connect American Workers to Education and Job Opportunities

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After she was infected with Lyme disease at age 6, Olivia was hospitalized for months, and suffered blackouts and the inability to walk for long stretches of her young life. She had a dream of creating tools that would help other kids in her position. At 14, she is the inventor of Tick Tracker, a global app that uses federal data to help people identify ticks around them, and the founder of the...