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2014-03-14 12:25:49

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's FY15 budget request for the U.S. Commerce Department's Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) and its constituent agencies, the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), reflects an important Department-wide transformation in the management of Commerce's treasure trove of data. The budget proposal positions the Department of Commerce at the forefront of the era of "Big Data" and clearly...

2014-03-05 20:20:31

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary determination that imports of grain-oriented electrical steel ("GOES") from China are benefitting from unfair government subsidies. As a result, it will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") to begin to require importers of Chinese-origin GOES to deposit estimated countervailing duties at the time of importation. The Commerce Department's...

2013-11-21 16:21:53

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced the final antidumping margins calculated in connection with the fifth annual administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steam activated carbon from the People's Republic of China, noted Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, counsel to domestic activated carbon manufacturers. Activated carbon is used in drinking water, wastewater, odor control, and pollution abatement systems....

2013-11-18 23:27:58

Service-Disabled Veteran, Minority, and Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held businesses provides IT, cyber security, and engineering services to federal and commercial clients Aliso Viejo, CALIF. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Information Management Resources, Inc. (IMRI) is pleased to announce that Department of Commerce (DoC) awarded IMRI a $67.2 million Blanket Purchase Agreement to support the FirstNet...

2013-10-17 08:20:16

Major Milestone Will Allow Federal Government to Process Munitions Controlled Items in One Single IT System Throughout Adjudication Process FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced it has successfully implemented...

2013-09-30 16:22:13

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that is has filed antidumping duty petitions charging that unfairly low-priced imports of non-oriented electrical steel ("NOES") from six countries are causing material injury to the company. AK Steel also filed countervailing duty petitions alleging that NOES producers in China, Korea and Taiwan have been heavily subsidized by their respective governments. The petitions were filed with the U. S....

2013-09-18 16:26:44

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The protectionist campaign against imported Chinese hardwood plywood has effectively eliminated a vital raw material from the supply chain for thousands of manufacturers, creating long-term market uncertainty that will drive jobs out of the U.S., the American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood (AAHP) said. Yesterday, the Department of Commerce announced severe and unprecedented deposit requirements for estimated dumping and subsidy margins,...

2013-09-17 23:32:08

First-of-its-kind Program to Address Gender Imbalance in Software Development and Talent Shortage in Washington State. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Ada Developers Academy today announced the official launch of its inaugural year-long intensive software developer school to train and prepare women without previous programming experience for productive roles in software development. With seed funding from Washington State’s Department of Commerce and support from the Technology...

2013-08-27 23:31:18

CRGT supports the Department of Commerce in the migration of a highly visible correspondence and grants management system that serves global stakeholders. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The Department of Commerce won a prestigious award based upon achieving critical milestones and budget goals for a critical correspondence and grants management system. The Department’s Office of the Secretary was awarded the esteemed Bronze Medal for successfully converting a legacy document and...

2013-07-10 16:28:28

Grand Prize Travel Packages Offer Experiences Money Can't Buy RALEIGH, N.C., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Division of Tourism celebrates the launch of its revamped travel planning website, VisitNC.com, with the "Beauty Amplified(SM) Photo Sweepstakes," which offers travelers the opportunity to win one of three unique experiences: a behind-closed-doors tour of Biltmore, a private dinner in the home of renowned Raleigh chef Ashley Christiansen, or a dive on the...