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U.S Department of Commerce

A department of the United States federal government charged with encouraging economic growth. It issues patents, sets standards for companies and sectors and gathers data on the state of the American economy. It also supervises the U.S. Census. It was established in 1903 as the Department of Commerce and Labor; Commerce split from what became the Labor Department in 1913.
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Andersen, the principal deputy assistant secretary for global markets at the US Department of Commerce briefed the participants on the various segments of the program.
Organised by The American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) in co-operation with the US Department of Commerce, the event will be held at 2pm at the InterContinental Regency Bahrain.
Portugal: The Portuguese market for laboratory and scientific instruments totaled $126 million in 2004 and is estimated to reach $138 million this year, according to the US Department of Commerce.
The US Department of Commerce has already reported 1st and 2nd quarters '06 at a combined $51.
Jointly we will work with the City of Los Angeles and the US Department of Commerce, State Department, Homeland Security and Congress, and the US Embassy in Seoul to encourage and secure Korea's participation as part of the visa waiver program within the duration of this three year agreement.
With US-based manufacturing shrinking and exports declining, Supracor, one of the last manufacturers whose products are truly made in America has been recognized by the US Department of Commerce for its export achievements.
The Seniors Online report aggregates the latest data from leading researchers--AARP, AgeWave, comScore Media Metrix, Harris Interactive, Merrill Lynch, Nielsen//NetRatings, US Census Bureau, US Department of Commerce and many others--with eMarketer's objective, unbiased analysis to give you the information you need to make well-informed business decisions in this changing marketplace.
Part of the US Department of Commerce, the Commercial Office assists US companies in finding new international business partners in the worldwide markets.
This harmonized version of the Reference Implementation is the result of efforts undertaken by two BioAPI supporters, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an independent agency of the US Department of Commerce, and the International Biometric Group (IBG), a biometric consulting and technology services firm.
We were very impressed with the quality of the discussions and the chance to talk first-hand with many of the top technology leaders in one of the greatest high tech cities in the world," said Bruce Mehlman, assistant Secretary for Tech Policy at the US Department of Commerce.
The US Department of Commerce on July 5 preliminarily determined that imports of LEU would be subject to an anti-dumping duty of 0% for Germany, 0% for The Netherlands and 3.
Asensio's letter specifically challenges Sclavos to defend why his company signed the 1999 agreement with the US Department of Commerce and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for VeriSign to divest itself of the registrar business this year, if he now plans to break that agreement.
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