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Fact Sheet: Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidies of Imports of 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid from the People’s Republic of China

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View full PDF with charts On March 21, 2017, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of 1-hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-diphosphonic acid (HEDP) from the People’s Republic of China (China). The AD and CVD laws provide U.S. businesses and workers with a transparent, quasi...

Spotlight on Commerce: Emma Hickerson, Deep Diver, National Marine Sanctuaries

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Women's History Month. When Emma Hickerson started volunteering at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary headquarters in Galveston, Texas, in 1996, it was just a "temporary thing" – or so she thought. But things didn't quite work...

The Patents and Trademarks Behind Lucky Charms™ Cereal

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Guest blog post by D. Lawrence Tarazano, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office This originally appeared on Smithsonian.com on March 14, 2017. When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, people think of many different things: Irish folk music, green beer, corned beef and cabbage. But I have something else in mind. Championed by a leprechaun, they’re magically delicious!™ If you guessed Lucky Charms™ breakfast...

Spotlight on Commerce: Mary C. Oursler, Keeper of the Census Records

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Women's History Month. The U.S. Census Bureau has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to employing women. Ever since 1880, when it started using professional enumerators rather than U.S. marshals, the Census Office had employed...

Statement from the Department of Commerce on the President’s America First Budget Blueprint

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The President’s America First Budget Blueprint begins the important task of streamlining government and making it more efficient. It does this while protecting the Department of Commerce’s core missions and directing tax dollars to where the federal government can have the most impact for all Americans. The Blueprint prioritizes and protects investments that put America first. 
To that end, it...

Department of Commerce Seeks Input on Pipelines Made in America

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Today in the Federal Register, the Department of Commerce is requesting input on the use of American-made materials in construction and maintenance of American pipelines. President Trump has issued a clear call for American pipelines to be made with American steel, and it is critical that industry, including pipeline owners, operators, manufacturers, distributors, and their suppliers, provide...

Spotlight on Commerce: Maria Mitchell, Pioneering Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Women's History Month. It's a dark cold night in the early 1830s in Nantucket, Massachusetts. On one house's widow's walk, a father and daughter, bundled against the cold, are studying the night sky, stars, and seas, armed with telescope...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Names Siemens USA CEO Judy Marks to U.S. Investment Advisory Council

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. announced the appointment of Judy Marks, CEO of Siemens USA to the U.S. Investment Advisory Council. Marks will work with the 15 other members of the council to develop and implement strategies and programs that attract and retain investment in the United States. “Judy has an extraordinary history of leadership that goes back decades and it is my...