Commerce Department

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Noun1.Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office)Commerce Department - the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Bureau of the Census, Census Bureau - the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA - an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provides weather reports and forecasts floods and hurricanes and other natural disasters related to weather
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
Patent and Trademark Office Database, Patent Office - the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones
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Noting that the Department of Commerce initiated the case against the Canadian industry last year, Buell said no one could be surprised that the Commerce Department continued to allege that Canada subsidizes its softwood industry.
There will then be an opportunity for parties to submit case and rebuttal briefs to the Commerce Department and to participate in a hearing.
Commerce Department to help find overseas customers and distributors--Prices are actually going down
Commerce Department releases wholesale trade inventories for March, 10 a.
At the government-to-government level, the Commerce Department works with its counterpart export control agencies in key transshipment countries, such as the Hong Kong Trade and Industry Department to strengthen the export control regimes, to have export control laws apply to both goods produced in country as well as goods in transit, and to strengthen the enforcement of such laws so as to prevent the illegal diversion of sensitive goods and technologies to terrorists or other unauthorized end-users.
The Commerce Department also "said it will expand the program to cover more steel-mill products.
By counting only after-tax income, the Commerce Department excludes money invested in 401(k) plans, Individual Retirement Accounts and other tax-advantaged savings vehicles.
1 percent after edging up by the same amount in May, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
The Commerce Department study hopes to promote market-based solutions to electronics recycling issues," Wiener says.
The Commerce Department said it had consulted with over 700 companies, foreign governments, trade groups and individuals before making the decision to renew the agreement.
The Commerce Department said December's inventories were revised to show a 1.
Commerce Department to change a policy that dates to the founding of the Internet in the early 1990s that restricted use of the .

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