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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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The sites, including Kansasworks.com, were operated by America's Job Link Alliance-TS, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce, and managed data for 16 states at the time of the hack.
US Department of Commerce is responsible for fostering an environment that supports the invention and commercialization of new products and technologies.
Arguing that the Department of Commerce pursues investigations upon protective pressure from US steel producers, Ekinci said, "Even though we are shown to have no [substantial] subsidies, such cases slow down our export activities."
The US Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of US industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of trade laws and agreements.
During a meeting in China, Prime Minister Gaston Browne told a group of chief executive officers and presidents of corporations attached to the Department of Commerce of Shandong Province that Antigua is part of a network of trade agreements that allow goods to enter the European Union, Canada and the United States.
Consumer purchases increased 0.2% in June, according to the Department of Commerce, which also revised May sales upwards to a 0.5% increase.
Department of Commerce's Special American Business Internship Training Program (SABIT) visited the Embassy of Pakistan in DC.
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.
The event will take place in cooperation with the US Department of Commerce. Lead by Justin Antonipillai, the Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Commerce and Don DeAmicis, the former General Counsel of OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation), topics of focus will include Commercial Law in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the role of the US Department of Commerce in developing commercial laws.
Presentations of economic, investment and tourism potential of Uzbekistan were held in the Chamber of Commerce of Seattle city, regional offices of the Department of Commerce in San Francisco and Los Angeles, the World Trade Center of Northern California and Nevada Governor's office.
Department of Commerce will host a select delegation of 18 Pakistani gems and jewellery business leaders for a visit to the United States from May 27 to June 10.
West Yellowstone, MT, November 01, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The Montana Department of Commerce has approved the award of $550,000 from the Tourism Infrastructure Investment Program (TIIP) for tourism-related facility improvement projects including the National Smoke Jumper Center in West Yellowstone, Montana.
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