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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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US Department of Commerce has released a report titled "Digital Matching Firms: A New Definition in the Sharing Economy Space," providing a government definition of digital matching firms, the department said.
FirstMerit Corporation (NASDAQ: FMER) said it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration to support the International Trade Administration's mission of broadening and deepening the US exporter base.
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.
Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration.
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.
Neustar Inc (NYSE:NSR) announced on Wednesday the award of a contract by the US Department of Commerce to continue administering the .
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.
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