Secretary of Commerce


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Secretary of Commerce

The head of the U.S. federal government department charged with encouraging economic growth. The secretary is responsible for issuing patents, setting standards for companies and sectors, and gathering data on the state of the American economy. He or she is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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The Trump Administration is committed to not only retaining jobs in this country, but also to taking action that creates new opportunities for Americans, said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.
Secretary of Commerce expressed interest in the expansion of business activity of the American companies in the Ukrainian market and noted Ukraines progress over the recent years.
Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews today highlighted the need for greater collaboration between American and Chinese health care sectors during his remarks at the China Chamber of Commerce for Imports and Exports of Medicines & Health Products (CCCMHPIE) Luncheon in Beijing.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker who is on a working visit to Ukraine as head of the U.
He also noted the leading role of the Secretary of Finance and the Secretary of Commerce in support of reforms in Ukraine.

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