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Allegheny Technologies is warning U.S. Commerce Department officials that 100 high-paying local jobs will be eliminated and the viability of a vital Defense Department supplier jeopardized unless the Pittsburgh specialty metals producer gets relief from tariffs on imported steel. The company is seeking an ...
The U.S Department of Commerce will allow ZTE to present additional evidence after the agency recently issued an order banning American firms from selling components and software to the Chinese technology firm, the Wall Street Journal reported. According to the report, the Department of Commerce ...

The thousands of smallsats heading to launchpads in 5-10 years promise seamless, global connectivity, near real-time Earth imagery and navigation services for our self-driving cars. But whether they will deliver depends in part on how well the birds share increasingly congested low Earth orbit (LEO).
The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it has made a preliminary determination that aluminum sheet imports from China are being subsidized. The Commerce Department calculated preliminary subsidy margins ranging from 31.20 to 113.30 percent of the value of the imported common alloy ...
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced more details Tuesday about how his department will become "a one-stop shop" for regulating the burgeoning space industry. The Commerce Department also plans to work with the existing regulations enforced by the Federal Aviation Administration and ...
One of China's biggest tech companies will no longer be able to buy components from the U.S. The Commerce Department banned China's ZTE, which makes smartphones and other products, from buying US parts because the Department says the company did not punish employees who violated U.S. ...

"This new policy directs the Department of Commerce to provide a basic level of space situational awareness, for public and private use, based on the space catalog ... The new rules are intended to take weight off of the Pentagon, moving the regulatory authority instead to the Commerce Department.
The Commerce Department further found “limited empirical evidence exists” proving a citizenship question would decrease response. “While it is possible this belief is true, there is no information available to determine the number of people who would in fact not respond due to a citizenship question being ...
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Department of Commerce announced $57.6 million in loans and grants from the state's Housing Trust Fund for 42 affordable housing projects in communities throughout the state. More than $53 million will go to multifamily/rental projects and $4.4 million to homeownership ...
However, any individual or organization in the U.S. can file objections to exclusions, but the Department of Commerce will only consider information directly related to a specific exclusion request. In other words, the DOC will ignore trade associations, lobbying groups, and media objections to an exclusion ...
"These procedures will allow the Administration to further hone these tariffs to ensure they protect our national security while also minimizing undue impact on downstream American industries," Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement on Monday. "Domestic industry will be able to apply for ...
This week the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) met with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) General Counsel Peter Davidson and Senior Counsel James Uthmeier to discuss the implementation of whistleblower laws in their agency. NWC was represented by Executive Director Stephen M.
Secretary Ross complied with the directive and, in a rare move, the Department of Commerce self-initiated the Section 232 investigations. In the history of ... As expected, in both Section 232 investigations, the Commerce Department concluded that imports of steel and aluminum threaten national security.
But at least one has set the Alabama Ethics Commission in conflict with the Alabama Department of Commerce. ... The bill has the support of the Commerce Department — Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield did not return messages seeking comment last week — and Johnson and other supporters argued ...
That includes setting up the combined office in the main headquarters building of the Commerce Department. Ross and Bruno Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (left) watching the March 1 launch of NOAA's GOES-S weather satellite on an Atlas 5 with United Launch Alliance President and CEO Tory ...
The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report on Thursday showing the highest spike in Americans' real disposal income since 2012. The report credited the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law by President Donald Trump in December for the jump.
Four appointees who had temporary security clearances no longer have positions at the Commerce Department because of issues related to their background checks, according to a new report. Sources told the Washington Post that the political appointees should not be allowed access to classified ...

On Feb. 16, the U.S. Commerce Department released two highly anticipated reports on its investigations into the impact of steel and aluminum imports on U.S. national security. The investigations were carried out pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (19 U.S.C. §1862), which ...
The Department of Commerce is recommending to the White House that significant tariffs and quotas be placed on steel and aluminum imports. This follows the recent action taken by the administration in putting tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. The Commerce Department is recommending a ...
The recommendations include a 24 percent global tariff on steel imports, or a charge of at least 53 percent on steel from a dozen countries. Commerce recommended a 7.7 percent tariff on aluminum imports, or a 23.5 percent tariff on aluminum products from China, Hong Kong, Russia, Venezuela and ...
The U.S. Commerce Department has recommended a 24% tariff on steel imports from all countries, and a 7.7% tariff on aluminum imports, among other options. President Donald Trump is required to make decisions on the recommendations in April. The Commerce Department said the imports "threaten to ...
But U.S. companies that import steel or aluminum from other nations must pay the penalties while they petition the U.S. Department of Commerce for relief. If the imports are exempted, their payments will be refunded. The agency expects to make a decision on each exclusion application within 90 days.
(CNN) — In a controversial move, the Commerce Department announced Monday that the question of citizenship will again be included in the 2020 Census. The move comes at the request of the Justice Department, first made in the early days of the administration, saying it was needed to better enforce the ...
If the Commerce Department makes a negative final determination or the ITC makes a negative final determination of injury, the investigation will be terminated and no order will be issued. The U.S. Department of Commerce's Enforcement and Compliance unit within the International Trade Administration is ...
The U.S. Commerce Department is looking into possibly reversing its handover of technical internet oversight to the nonprofit manager of the domain name system. Assistant Commerce Secretary David Redl said March 6 he is working with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to “find a way to get more ...


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