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Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2019 National AAPI Business Summit

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Introduced by Henry Childs, National Director of the Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development Agency Thank you, Henry, for that kind introduction, and for your hard work and dedication to the economic development of America’s minority communities. Welcome, everyone, to the 2019 National AAPI Business Summit. It is great to see such a large turnout. Yesterday, I had the privilege of...

Spotlight on Commerce: Charles Kim, Director of the Office of Petitions, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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Ed. Note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest blog by Charles Kim, Director of the Office of Petitions, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) As the Director of the Office of Petitions, I oversee a talented group of petitions examiners...

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether dried tart cherries from Turkey are being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in Turkey are receiving unfair subsidies. These antidumping and countervailing duty investigations were initiated based on...

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of strontium chromate from France, finding that exporters from France have dumped strontium chromate in the United States at a margin of 30.32 percent, and the negative preliminary determination in the AD investigation of imports of strontium...

The Department of Commerce Identifies Entities of National Security Concern

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will add 12 foreign entities and individuals to the Bureau’s Entity List. This list contains the names of foreign parties that are subject to specific license requirements for the export, reexport, and/or in-country transfer of controlled items, ensuring that sensitive technologies do...

United States and Luxembourg Sign Memorandum on Space Co-Operation

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LUXEMBOURG – The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the United States of America today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will serve to catalyze and significantly deepen cooperation between the two countries in the field of space. Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, signed the MoU for the Grand Duchy. Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce,...

Q&A with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal Finalist Leticia Pibida

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Leticia Pibida, a physicist in the Radiation Physics Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has been chosen as a finalist for a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal, an award for federal employees given by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. The honor recognizes her work to strengthen “our nation’s defenses against nuclear and radioactive threats by...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Partnership for Public Service

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Introduced by Max Stier, CEO of the Partnership for Public Service. Thank you, Max, for that kind introduction. It is my pleasure to be here, and to be with the finalists for the highly selective “Sammies” awards. These include, I am proud to say, three from the U.S. Department of Commerce. And, though I’ve been advised by our ethics attorneys that I am not allowed to lobby for these Commerce...