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Cut the Red Tape: Eliminating Excessive Regulation To Create Jobs and Growth Listening Session

On Monday, the second of October two thousand and seventeen from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Department of Commerce Library The Department of Commerce will hold a listening session entitled: Cut the Red TapeEliminating Excessive Regulation To Create Jobs and Growth A summit hosted by Secretary Wilbur Ross The event is open to the public, and there will be an opportunity for questions, comments, and...

Statement from Secretary Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

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"Once again President Trump is delivering on his promises. The president's tax plan will put more money in every working family's pocket, bring back cash that is trapped overseas, and help convince both American and foreign businesses to build their next plants here. It will unshackle American businesses, which are hobbled on the world stage by an oppressive corporate tax rate that is the highest...

Secretary Ross Celebrates $380 Million Samsung Investment in South Carolina; Creation of 954 Local Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing

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“Samsung’s investment is great news for South Carolina and the United States, and it is a direct reflection of the fact that America is becoming an even stronger destination for global businesses looking to grow,” said United States Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. “I congratulate Samsung on its expansion in the United States and wish the company success as it starts up its new facility in South...

U.S. Department of Commerce Makes $30 Million Available to Assist America's Coal Communities

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To support locally-driven efforts in coal country to spur job growth, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has published a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) making $30 million in funds available to assist coal communities through the 2017 Assistance to Coal Communities (ACC 2017) initiative. “The Trump...

Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit

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The Department of Commerce concluded its fourth SelectUSA Investment Summit (Investment Summit) on Tuesday, setting records for total registrations and participating international business representatives. More than 3,000 people registered for the Investment Summit, including 1,200 business representatives from 64 foreign markets. “This continues to be the best place for business representatives...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc Recognize Over $8 Billion in New U.S.-Vietnamese Business Deals; Discuss Bilateral Trade

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Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to discuss the deepening economic relationship between the United States and Vietnam. The leaders also attended a ceremony to recognize 13 new business deals worth more than $8 billion. “President Trump is prioritizing engagement with Vietnam, an important trading partner of the United States,”...