U.S Department of Commerce

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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 United States Commerce Department, Washington, D.C., USA announced that it would make US$ 399,500 available for the establishment of an office in Beijing for China Standards and Conformity Assessment.
"We have to work out the arrangements," said Arthur Brodsky, a spokesman for the United States Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
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The Canadian softwood industry was angered and disappointed in mid-December when the United States Commerce Department decided to virtually maintain punitive trade duties on imported lumber.
The company attributes the shutdown to a weak softwood lumber market combined with anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed last year by the United States Commerce Department.
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