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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KEEPING IN LINE with retail sales growth from February to March, the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) recently reported retail sales were up again from March to April.
Fuel Tech, Incorporated (FuelTech) (NASDAQ: FTEK), an aviation fuel specialist, has received the Export Achievement Certificate by Ro Khanna, United States Department of Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary.
13 when a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) panel ruled on countervailing duties (CVD) imposed by the United States Department of Commerce (DOC).
The United States Department of Commerce reports total imports of malt beverages from all countries for the month of January 2002 at 1,525,602 barrels compared to January 2001 total imports of 1,534,793 barrels.
According to the report, Falling Through the Net: Toward Digital Inclusion, released by the United States Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), 23.5% of the African American population had Internet access at home in 2000.
In September 2000, United States Department of Commerce's prestigious Advance Technology Program awarded AviGenics a $2 million grant to develop its proprietary nuclear technology with the aim of creating the world's first cloned bird.
a scheme of data protection voluntary guidelines for US companies.In practice, the arrangement provides that an American company which wants to be affiliated with a Safe Harbour must notify its intention to the United States Department of Commerce. The letter must supply a series of information describing the way in which the protection of the personal data will be implemented (the name of the person responsible for handling complaints and requests for access to information; appeals machinery for unresolved disputes, etc.).
This update is in response to action taken by the Bureau of Industry and Security of the United States Department of Commerce to add Huawei Technologies and 68 of its affiliates to the "Entity List" maintained by the department.
He regularly represents foreign and domestic clients before the United States Customs Service, the United States International Trade Commission, the United States Department of Commerce, the Federal Maritime Commission, the Foreign Trade Zones Board and the Office of United States Trade Representative, and litigates before the United States Court of International Trade and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
A full economic recovery is not yet underway, but data released recently by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) data indicate that consumers are slowly coming out of their bunkers, with both organizations reporting increases in February retail sales.
Forest products companies such as Tembec are standing pat in the face of a proposed tariff of 19.3 per cent levied against the Canadian softwood industry by the United States Department of Commerce.
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