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U.S. Department Of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine if carbon and alloy steel threaded rod from China, India, Taiwan, and Thailand is being sold in the United States at less than fair value, while also finding whether producers of carbon and alloy steel threaded rod in China and India are receiving...

Oral Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross on the 2020 Census at the House Committee on Oversight and Reform

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Good morning Chairman Cummings, Ranking Member Jordan, and members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to testify. I also thank the Chairman for limiting this hearing scope so my staff can produce documents beyond the approximately 8,700 already provided. And I appreciate your agreement that I can submit written answers to questions about my personal finances after the hearing. Many of you...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) investigations to determine whether acetone from Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and Spain is being sold in the United States at less than fair value. These antidumping investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by the Coalition for Acetone Fair Trade on February 19, 2019...

Statement from Secretary Ross on the President’s Budget: “A Budget For A Better America”

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The President’s budget sets forth policies that will ensure the continued economic successes of the Trump Administration. The Budget for a Better America follows through on the President’s promise to expand our nation's economic leadership. The budget also fulfills the President’s promise to rebuild America’s military, providing our troops with the resources they need to keep our country safe. At...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Inaugural Meeting

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Thank you, Ivanka, again, for your leadership on this initiative. It is an honor to serve with you on the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board and the National Council for the American Worker, and to witness your dedication to rebuilding the U.S. economy and creating good jobs for millions of workers. Ivanka and I, and more importantly, American workers and job seekers, need the help and...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USPTO Women's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

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Thank you, Andrei. And congratulations to the whole USPTO team on your achievement in moving from 12 th place to a 2 nd place tie in the U.S. Chamber’s 2019 patent rights rankings. It is great to be here at the beginning of Women’s History Month. Women have a long history with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Clara Barton, whom we celebrate today during Women’s History Month, was in the...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Minority Business Development Agency 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Thank you, Henry, for that kind introduction. Fifty years: A lot of dedicated, passionate people have made it possible for the Minority Business Development Agency to achieve such a milestone. Congratulations! And thank you — to all the people who work in the small but mighty MBDA — for maintaining a five-decade tradition of excellence. Your service is needed now more than ever to assure the...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Risk and Opportunity Space Summit Opening

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Thank you, Kevin, for that kind introduction. Good morning everyone, and welcome to the U.S. Department of Commerce. We appreciate your being here for the second in a series of summits we are hosting as we seek to build the space industry from its current level of $400 billion, to a trillion dollars. The first event last December focused on new opportunities for financial investment in the space...