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  • U.S. Department of Commerce Strengthens Commercial Ties and Expands Digital Attaché Program in the UAE

    U.S. Department of Commerce Strengthens Commercial Ties and Expands Digital Attaché Program in the UAE| site |



    (October 23, 2020) - - Today, October 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information: To coincide with the first meeting of the new United States-United Arab Emirates Strategic Dialogue, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the Department is working to conclude two memorandums of understanding with Emirati government agencies promoting foreign direct investment, innovation, and entrepreneurship as well as the expansion of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Digital Attaché Program to Dubai, UAE. This move provides U.S. companies with two on-the-ground resources in the Middle East, one in Cairo and one in Dubai, that will develop new opportunities in this critical region and support the Department’s increased engagement with countries across the Middle East on important digital trade issue...
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  • U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross Highlights Commerce Actions Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross Highlights Commerce Actions Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies | site |





    (October 15, 2020) - - Today, October 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information:

    In support of the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said the Department is fully behind the President’s strategy and has already implemented a number of export controls on emerging technologies. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in Commerce imposed controls on six more emerging technologies, bringing the total to 37.

    “The National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies is a critical roadmap to protecting our national security and ensuring the United States maintains its technological leadership in military, intelligence, and economic matters,” said Secretary Ross. “Under President
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  • U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok

    U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok | site |




    (September 19, 2020) - - Today, September 19, 2020, The Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of Commerce published (under the subheading "Wilbur Ross") the following information:

    In light of recent positive developments, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, at the direction of President Trump, will delay the prohibition of identified transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13942, related to the TikTok mobile application that would have been effective on Sunday, September 20, 2020, until September 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

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    Wilbur Ross
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  • U.S. Department of Commerce adds 24 Chinese Companies to the Entity List for Helping Build Military Islands in the South China Sea

    U.S. Department of Commerce adds 24 Chinese Companies to the Entity List for Helping Build Military Islands in the South China Sea | site |



    (August 26, 2020} - - Today, August 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information:

    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the Department of Commerce (Commerce) added 24 Chinese companies to the Entity List for their role in helping the Chinese military construct and militarize the internationally condemned artificial islands in the South China Sea. Despite protests from the United States and other countries, the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been rapidly building the artificial islands since 2013, enabling the Communist Chinese Party’s (CCP) militarization of disputed outposts in the South China Sea to undermine the sovereign rights of U.S. partners in the region.

    “The United States, China’s neighbors, and the international
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  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN Blacklist of Companies

    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN “Blacklist” of Companies | site |



    (March 6, 2020) - - On March 3, 2020 the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN “Blacklist” of Companies:

    On February 12, 2020, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a “blacklist” of companies, including several U.S. companies, that do business in Israel-controlled territories. Boycotts against Israel and companies doing business with and in Israel are contrary to longstanding U.S. policy. The UN “blacklist” is anti-business, seeks to isolate Israel, has no factual basis or legal force whatsoever, and should not be adhered to in any respect. The Government of the United States fully supports the U.S. companies identified on the list and encourages all U.S. businesses to continue to work with and invest in Israeli as well as Palestinian communities.
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  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Earl Comstock

    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Earl Comstock

    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Earl Comstock| site |



    (March 2, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Earl Comstock:

    I would like to thank Earl Comstock for honoring his commitment to serve for three years as Director of Policy and Strategic Planning at the Department of Commerce. I value his wise counsel, his deep policy expertise, his innovative thinking and leadership, and I thank him for his service to the American people. I know he will excel in whatever new role he takes on and wish him the very best.
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  • Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Visit to Pakistan

    Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Visit to Pakistan

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    (February 26, 2020) - - Today (February 26, 2020), the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information:



    Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Visit to Pakistan

    As President Trump said this week, “Our relationship with Pakistan is a very good one.” The United States is Pakistan’s largest export destination. U.S. companies have a long history of doing business in Pakistan, contributing to its economic development and providing high-value jobs. The work Pakistan has begun to do to fight terrorism and promote security is affording the United States and Pakistan the opportunity to strengthen and expand trade in the region and between our countries. Building on the productive discussions between President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan during this Administration, I met with Prime...
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  • Department of Commerce Renews Temporary General License for 45 Days

    Department of Commerce Renews Temporary General License for 45 Days

    Department of Commerce Renews Temporary General License for 45 Days| site |



    Temporary General License (TGL) for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List



    (February 13, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information: Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it was extending a Temporary General License (TGL) for Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List for an additional 45 days. The TGL was implemented as a measure to prevent interruption of existing network communication systems in rural U.S. regions and permit global network security measures. The TGL is intended to allow time for companies and persons to shift to alternative sources of equipment, software and technology (i.e., those not produced by Huawei or one of its listed affiliates). The 45-day extension is necessary ...
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  • Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passage of USMCA by U.S. House of the Representatives

    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Passage of USMCA by U.S. House of the Representatives| site |



    (December 20, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Commerce published (today) the following information:

    Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement by the House of Representatives:

    “President Donald J. Trump has fulfilled his promise to secure a strong and fair trade agreement. The USMCA will fuel America’s continuing economic prosperity, create 176,000 new domestic jobs across several American industry sectors, and foster growth in countless communities across the country. Our President continues to put America on the winning track, and I am proud of this monumental achievement!”
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  • Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Carr Testimony to House Energy and Commerce Committee

    Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Carr Testimony to House Energy and Commerce Committee | site |



    (December 6, 2019) - - Today (December 6, 2019), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information under the title Commissioner Carr, FCC, Before The Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Of The United States House Of Representatives, Committee On Energy And Commerce, Accountability And Oversight Of The Federal Communications Commission, December 5, 2019:



    TESTIMONY OF BRENDAN CARR
    COMMISSIONER, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

    BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY
    OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
    COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND COMMERCE

    “ACCOUNTABILITY AND OVERSIGHT OF
    THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION”

    DECEMBER 5, 2019


    Chairman Doyle, Ranking Member Latta, and distinguished Members of...
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  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Issues Statement Upon the Release of the 2019 Census Test Preliminary Results

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Issues Statement Upon the Release of the 2019 Census Test Preliminary Results| site |



    (October 31, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Commerce published today (October 31, 2019), the following information:

    Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon the release of the preliminary results of the 2019 Census Test:

    The U.S. Census Bureau conducted the 2019 Census Test this summer to study the operational effects on self-response of including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire. The major finding of the test was that there was no difference in self-response rates between forms with and forms without a citizenship question, with only small differences for some areas and subgroups. While there is no question on the 2020 Census related to citizenship, this is gratifying news to those who supported its inclusion. Per the President’s EO, we will produce this data t
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  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints New Members to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints New Members to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee


    (November 8, 2018) - - Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the appointment of 39 members to the Department’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC). Initially established in 2010, and most recently renewed in June 2018, the REEEAC is composed of senior private sector representatives that provide advice to the Secretary of Commerce on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export competitiveness of U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency products and services. “It is essential for the United States to remain a global leader in the innovation, commercialization, and production of diverse technologies,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The foreign competitive challenges confronting...
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  • U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Declares Fishery Disaster in Florida following Hurricane Michael

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Declares Fishery Disaster in Florida following Hurricane Michael



    (November 1, 2018) - - Today, in response to a request from Governor Rick Scott on October 23, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that a commercial fishery failure occurred in Florida as a result of Hurricane Michael, which struck the panhandle with devastating force on October 10. “The Department of Commerce stands ready to support communities across Florida in their hour of need,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The Trump Administration is committed to ensuring that all Americans receive the necessary aid to recover and rebuild following the destruction and harm caused by Hurricane Michael.” This determination provides the basis for Congress to appropriate fishery disaster assistance for the new fiscal year, which began in October. In 2018, Secretary Ross ha...
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  • U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product

    U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product


    (October 26, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for the third quarter of 2018, finding that growth was 3.5 percent. During the past four quarters, GDP has risen 3.0%, well above the 2.3% growth during the year-earlier period. “Defying ‘conventional wisdom’ once again, 3.5 percent growth is the latest sign that the Trump economy continues to surge,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The President’s actions from deregulation to tax reform have supercharged the American economy, driving it to new heights.” The increase in real GDP in the third quarter reflected positive contributions from personal consumption expenditures, private inventory investment, state and local government spending, Federal gover...
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  • Joint Press Statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Second Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review

    Joint Press Statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Second Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review



    (October 19, 2018) - - Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Commissioner Věra Jourová made the following statement regarding the second annual U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield review:

    "Senior officials from the United States Government, the European Commission, and European Data Protection Authorities are meeting in Brussels this week to conduct the second annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework. The two days of detailed discussions are addressing all aspects of the functioning of the Privacy Shield. The review benefited greatly from industry and civil society input. "Since the inception of the Privacy Shield program in 2016, nearly 4,000 companies have made legally enforceable commitments to comply with the Privacy Shi
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    U.S. Department of Commerce Strengthens Commercial Ties and Expands Digital Attaché Program in the UAE
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    U.S. Department of Commerce Strengthens Commercial Ties and Expands Digital Attaché Program in the UAE| site |



    (October 23, 2020) - - Today, October 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information: To coincide with the first meeting of the new United States-United Arab Emirates Strategic Dialogue, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the Department is working to conclude two memorandums of understanding with Emirati government agencies promoting foreign direct investment, innovation, and entrepreneurship as well as the expansion of the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Digital Attaché Program to Dubai, UAE. This move provides U.S. companies with two on-the-ground resources in the Middle East, one in Cairo and one in Dubai, that will develop new opportunities in this critical region and support the Department’s increased engagement with countries across the Middle East on important digital trade issue...
    10-25-2020, 05:39 AM
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    U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross Highlights Commerce Actions Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies
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    U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross Highlights Commerce Actions Supporting Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies | site |





    (October 15, 2020) - - Today, October 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information:

    In support of the National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said the Department is fully behind the President’s strategy and has already implemented a number of export controls on emerging technologies. Earlier this month, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in Commerce imposed controls on six more emerging technologies, bringing the total to 37.

    “The National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies is a critical roadmap to protecting our national security and ensuring the United States maintains its technological leadership in military, intelligence, and economic matters,” said Secretary Ross. “Under President
    ...
    10-22-2020, 10:16 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok
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    U.S. Department of Commerce Statement on Delayed Prohibitions Related to TikTok | site |




    (September 19, 2020) - - Today, September 19, 2020, The Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of Commerce published (under the subheading "Wilbur Ross") the following information:

    In light of recent positive developments, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, at the direction of President Trump, will delay the prohibition of identified transactions pursuant to Executive Order 13942, related to the TikTok mobile application that would have been effective on Sunday, September 20, 2020, until September 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

    LEADERSHIP
    Wilbur Ross
    ...
    09-21-2020, 01:02 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Department of Commerce adds 24 Chinese Companies to the Entity List for Helping Build Military Islands in the South China Sea
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    U.S. Department of Commerce adds 24 Chinese Companies to the Entity List for Helping Build Military Islands in the South China Sea | site |



    (August 26, 2020} - - Today, August 26, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following information:

    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the Department of Commerce (Commerce) added 24 Chinese companies to the Entity List for their role in helping the Chinese military construct and militarize the internationally condemned artificial islands in the South China Sea. Despite protests from the United States and other countries, the government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been rapidly building the artificial islands since 2013, enabling the Communist Chinese Party’s (CCP) militarization of disputed outposts in the South China Sea to undermine the sovereign rights of U.S. partners in the region.

    “The United States, China’s neighbors, and the international
    ...
    08-31-2020, 08:14 PM
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    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN Blacklist of Companies
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    Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN “Blacklist” of Companies | site |



    (March 6, 2020) - - On March 3, 2020 the U.S. Department of Commerce published the following Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on UN “Blacklist” of Companies:

    On February 12, 2020, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a “blacklist” of companies, including several U.S. companies, that do business in Israel-controlled territories. Boycotts against Israel and companies doing business with and in Israel are contrary to longstanding U.S. policy. The UN “blacklist” is anti-business, seeks to isolate Israel, has no factual basis or legal force whatsoever, and should not be adhered to in any respect. The Government of the United States fully supports the U.S. companies identified on the list and encourages all U.S. businesses to continue to work with and invest in Israeli as well as Palestinian communities.
    ...
    03-06-2020, 10:12 AM

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