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Thank you, Ambassador McDonald, for that kind introduction. And a warm welcome to His Excellency Minister El-Alamy and Director Seddiki. We are so grateful to have you join us. My thanks also to Florie Liser and CCA for hosting today’s dialogue, and for your continued leadership connecting U.S. business with opportunities on the African Continent. Our country has shared a special bond with Morocco...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Concludes Successful 2019

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Throughout 2019, under the leadership of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, the U.S. Department of Commerce and thousands of its employees worked together to maintain the safety of American citizens, fuel the continuing economic revival, and produce new data products while preparing for the 2020 Decennial Census. “During the past year, the work of the Department has proven to be essential to...

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the AMCHAM Business Lunch in Sydney, Australia

Thank you, April, for that kind introduction, and thank you for your efforts to strengthen and expand the U.S.- Australian commercial partnership. It is my pleasure to be here. After having been in London, New Delhi, and Singapore over the past week, I’m feeling a bit like Mad Max! But we know that Mad Max always prevails; and the original is still the most profitable film of all time. I just...

U.S. Metro Areas Exported $1.5 Trillion in Merchandise Across the World in 2018

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration released the 2018 goods export data for the nation's 392 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), highlighting that U.S. metro areas exported a significant $1.5 trillion in merchandise across the world last year. In fact, from 2017 to 2018, exports from MSAs increased $110.3 billion – or 8.1 percent, and 259...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Miami International Airport

Introduced by Ken Pyatt, Deputy Director of the Miami-Dade County Aviation Department. Thank you, Ken, for the kind introduction. Thank you all for being here today. And a special thank you to Eduardo Torres and your team at the U.S. Export Assistance Center of South Florida for all you do for the business community in this region of the country. On behalf of President Trump, I am delighted to...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the President’s Export Award Ceremony

Introduced by Commerce Under Secretary of Trade Gilbert Kaplan. Thank you, Gil, for the kind introduction, and for your leadership of the International Trade Administration. We are fortunate to have you, Ian, and our outstanding export-promotion professionals located in 106 American cities, and in 78 countries around the world working to support companies like yours. On behalf of President Trump...

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Honors U.S. Companies with Presidential Award for Export Achievements

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WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony. Winners hail from 25 states, and of this year’s 48 honorees, 41 are small and medium-sized businesses, while 26 firms are manufacturers. “President Donald J. Trump has placed a high priority...

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...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Trade Winds Conference in New Delhi, India

Thank you, Ken, for the kind introduction, and for your leadership in strengthening the bonds between the world’s oldest and the world’s biggest democracies. It is great to see all the wonderful American companies here in New Delhi for our Trade Winds Conference and Trade Mission. Welcome everyone. I know you have all traveled a long way. Thank you for joining us. We are excited that so many U.S...

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Turkish Council (ATC)

Thank you, General Jones, for that kind introduction. Thank you especially for your distinguished military service, and for your leadership as Chairman of the American Turkish Council. Thank you, also, to members of the Turkish-U.S. Business Council for co-sponsoring this conference. For 37 years, you have played an important role in promoting a strong bilateral relationship between our countries...