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Section 232 Investigation on the Effect of Imports of Aluminum on U.S. National Security

FIND OBJECTIONS, REBUTTALS, AND SURREBUTALS Tariff Exclusion Process Announced on 3/18/2018 NEW U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process Presidential Proclamation on 3/8/2018 Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States Section 232 Investigation Report Released on 2/16/2018 Secretary Ross Releases Steel and Aluminum 232...

Section 232 Investigation on the Effect of Imports of Steel on U.S. National Security

Find Objections, Rebuttals, and Surrebutals Tariff Exclusion Process Announced on 3/18/2018 U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process Presidential Proclamation on 3/8/2018 Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States Section 232 Investigation Report Released on 2/16/2018 Secretary Ross Releases Steel and Aluminum 232 Reports...

Addition of Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd (Jinhua) to the Entity List

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Effective October 30, 2018, the Department of Commerce has taken action to restrict exports to Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd. (Jinhua) by adding them to the Entity List (Supplement No. 4 to Part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)), because Jinhua poses a significant risk of becoming involved in activities that are contrary to the national security interests of the...

Opening Remarks at the Section 232 Hearing on Automobile and Automotive Parts Imports

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Thank you, Nazak [Nikakhtar], our Assistant Secretary for Industry and Analysis, for that kind introduction. We are fortunate to have people of such high caliber like you working at the Commerce Department. Welcome everyone to this discussion about the American automobile industry. It is obvious by the attendance here today how important this industry is to the U.S. and the global economy. At the...

Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Senate Committee on Finance

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Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the actions we have taken to assure the continued viability of our important steel and aluminum industries. The reports I submitted to the president this past January, pursuant to section 232 of the trade expansion act of 1962 found that steel and aluminum imports threaten to impair...

Report to the President on Enhancing Resilience Against Botnets

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The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released this report on May 30, 2018. It outlines a guide to government and private sector actions that would reduce the threat of botnets and similar cyberattacks. The report responds to a May 2017 Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, which directed the...

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its procedures for excluding products from the recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum product imports. As directed by President Trump, the Department will publish the procedures in the Federal Register and will start accepting exclusion requests from U.S. industry on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 8:45 AM. Click HERE to see the Federal...

What You Need to Know About Section 232 Investigations and Tariffs

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Editor’s note: This has been cross-posted from WhiteHouse.gov . WHAT: Section 232 investigations help to determine the effects of imports on America’s national security and give the President the ability to address any threats to national security by restricting imports through tariffs. Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended, gives the executive branch the ability to conduct...

Secretary Ross Releases Steel and Aluminum 232 Reports in Coordination with White House

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Today, Secretary Wilbur Ross released reports on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s investigations into the impact on our national security from imports of steel mill products and from imports of wrought and unwrought aluminum. These investigations were carried out under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, as amended. All classified and business confidential information in the reports...

U.S. Departments of Commerce, Homeland Security Release Preliminary Report on Promoting Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats

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Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a draft report to President Trump in response to the May 11, 2017, Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. “Cybersecurity is perhaps one of the most serious threats we face,” said Secretary Ross. “President Trump understands the...