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Press Releases from 2013

Date Title
12/20/2013 U.S. Delegation Participates in Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade
12/13/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to Travel to China to Advance U.S. Trade and Investment Priorities, joined by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
12/12/2013 U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Positive Travel And Tourism Forecast
12/11/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Names Michelle K. Lee as Next Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
12/05/2013 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the death of Nelson Mandela
12/05/2013 White House, U.S. Department Of Commerce Announce Second Phase Of ‚ÄėInvesting In Manufacturing Communities Partnership‚Äô
12/04/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in October 2013
11/22/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Travels to Munich, Germany
11/21/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Statement on the Disabilities Treaty
11/21/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Statement Following Her Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Antonis Samaras
11/14/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in September 2013
11/14/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Outlines Bold Policy Agenda Focused on U.S. Trade and Investment, Innovation, and Data
11/11/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Veterans Day
11/07/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the Advance Estimate of GDP in the Third Quarter of 2013
11/05/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Unveils Report Showing how Universities are Fueling Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Keep America Competitive
11/04/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on FirstNet Board Appointment
11/01/2013 Inaugural U.S. Commerce Department SelectUSA Investment Summit Concludes With A Focus On Forging Stronger Global Business Alliances
11/01/2013 Commerce Department Expands Eligibility for Manufacturing Council to Include U.S. Units of Foreign Companies
10/31/2013 U.S. Commerce Department and the President's Council of Economic Advisors Release Report on Economic Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment at SELECTUSA Investment Summit
10/31/2013 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Opens Inaugural SELECTUSA Investment Summit Highlighting Foreign Direct Investment as a Key Driver of U.S. Economic Growth
10/31/2013 President Obama to Address Inaugural SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit Hosted by U.S. Department of Commerce
10/28/2013 Joint U.S.-Canada-Mexico Statement on Strengthening Trade and Economic Relationship
10/28/2013 Commerce Secretary Highlights the Importance of the North American Trade Relationship in San Diego
10/25/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on First-Ever Select USA Investment Summit
10/24/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in August 2013
10/23/2013 More than 1,000 participants from Around the World to Attend Next Week’s SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit
10/22/2013 Obama Administration Awards $20.5 Million In Make It In America Challenge Grants To Spur Business Investment And Job Creation In the U.S.
10/08/2013 United States and Indonesia Announce Nearly $360 million of New Clean-Energy Contracts
10/07/2013 Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Leads High Level U.S.-Indonesia Commercial Dialogue Meeting
09/26/2013 Readout of the Meeting Between United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Canada’s Minister of International Trade
09/26/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on NIST’s 2013 MacArthur Fellowship Recipient
09/25/2013 Obama Administration Officials Announce $7m In Grants and Investments to Revitalize American Manufacturing
09/25/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Approximately $21 Million to Support Economic and Job Growth in 11 States
09/19/2013 U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker Welcomes New Export Council Members
09/17/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker's Visit to Los Angeles, California
09/16/2013 Declaraciones de Penny Pritzker, secretaria de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, sobre el Mes de la Hispanidad
09/16/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Hispanic Heritage Month
09/16/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Co-chair the Launch of the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue
09/16/2013 Secretaria de Comercio Penny Pritzker y Representante Comercial Michael Froman Copresidirán Lanzamiento del Diálogo Económico de Alto Nivel
09/12/2013 Commerce Secretary Pritzker Announces Representatives from More than 60 Countries to Attend SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit
09/11/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on September 11th Anniversary
09/08/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker's Visit to Portland, Oregon and Missoula, Montana
09/06/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker's Visit to Seattle, Washington
09/04/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in July 2013
08/30/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Labor Day
08/29/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker’s Listening Tour Stop in Houston
08/29/2013 Department of Commerce Data Show U.S. Exports of Manufactured Goods Supported 6.4 Million Jobs Nationwide In 2011
08/29/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker’s Listening Tour Stop in New Orleans, Louisiana
08/28/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Announces $600,000 Investment to Support Entrepreneurship and Job Creation in Louisiana
08/27/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
08/27/2013 U.S. Commerce Department Awards $1.9 Million to Stimulate Exports, Create Jobs
08/26/2013 Statement from U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Muriel Seibert
08/23/2013 Readout of U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker’s Listening Tour in Atlanta
08/22/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker’s Listening Tour Stop in Orlando, Florida
08/22/2013 Economics and Statistics Administration Report Show Value of New Manufacuring Jobs
08/15/2013 U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Announces Top Business Leaders to Participate in SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit
08/08/2013 Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker's Listening Tour Stops in Nashville and Iowa
08/08/2013 New Data Show 17 States Reached Record Highs for Merchandise Exports in the First Half of 2013 According to U.S. Department of Commerce
08/06/2013 President Obama Highlights Investment Summit to Increase Foreign Investment and Spur Middle Class Job Growth
08/06/2013 La secretaria de Comercio anuncia su primera misión de desarrollo comercial a México
08/06/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces First Business Development Mission to Mexico
08/06/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in June 2013
08/02/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on New Bill to Strengthen American Manufacturing
08/02/2013 United States Wins Trade Enforcement Case for American Farmers, Proves Export-Blocking Chinese Duties Unjustified Under WTO Rules
08/02/2013 Statements from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Confirmation of Four Key Department Officials
08/01/2013 Obama Administration Launches One-Stop-Shop Website to Educate Business Owners About the Affordable Care Act
07/31/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Produces Comprehensive Analysis Addressing Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy
07/26/2013 On Second Leg of Listening Tour, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker To Visit Albany, Hartford
07/16/2013 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Launches Nationwide Listening Tour
07/11/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce: Exports from 50 U.S. Metropolitan Areas Topped $1 Trillion in 2012
07/03/2013 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on International Trade in Goods and Services in May 2013
06/26/2013 Penny Pritzker Sworn in as 38th Secretary of Commerce
06/10/2013 Statement from Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry on Reporter Richard Gaines
05/22/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Helps American Company Secure $42 Million Contract With Colombia
05/20/2013 Acting Commerce Secretary Honors More Than 50 U.S. Companies for Export Successes
05/13/2013 Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Begins Trade Mission to Brazil, Colombia, Panama
05/09/2013 Obama Administration Seeks Applicants for First Phase of ‚ÄėInvesting in Manufacturing Communities‚Äô Partnership
05/08/2013 Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Announces Appointments to Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
05/06/2013 International Visitors Spent $14.4 Billion in the United States in March 2013
04/24/2013 U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Announces 20 Companies Joining Infrastructure Business Development Trade Mission to Brazil, Colombia and Panama
04/17/2013 Deputy Secretary Blank Announces New Federal Partnership to Promote Manufacturing Investment in American Communities, Create Jobs
04/11/2013 U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Patents for Humanity Winners
04/10/2013 U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Announces Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
04/05/2013 Statement from U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank on International Trade in Goods and Services in February 2013
03/20/2013 U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank: We Must Build on the Strength of U.S.-Brazil Economic Relations
03/14/2013 U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Announces New Manufacturing Council Members
02/26/2013 New Data Shows 29 States Hit Record Export Levels In 2012
02/20/2013 Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Announces New Renewable Energy and Energy Efficientcy Advisory Committee Members
02/13/2013 Statement from Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank Applauding President Obama’s Economic And Trade Agenda
02/13/2013 National Institute of Standards and Technology Initiates Development of New Cybersecurity Framework
02/08/2013 Statement from U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank on Record International Trade in Goods and Services in 2012
01/11/2013 Statement from Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on Senator Jay Rockefeller