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  Steel Imports for December 2000
Decrease by 3 Percent from November 2000
• Fact Sheet
  Preliminary Antidumping Investigation: 
Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bars ("Rebar") from Belarus, Indonesia, Latvia, Moldova, the People's Republic of China, Poland, the Republic of Korea, and Ukraine
• Fact Sheet
  New President's Export Council Report: Much Has Been Accomplished in Trade, but Many Challenges Remain
• Press Release
  Commerce Secretary Mineta Releases Report on the Impact of the Migration of U.S. Film and Television Production
• Press Release

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  Preliminary Antidumping Determination: Stainless Steel Angle from Korea, Japan, and Spain
• Fact Sheet 
  Taking Care of E-Business: Sec. Mineta Announces Seminars to Help Tap Opportunities Under Safe Harbor Agreement
• Press Release
Commerce Dept to Provide More Comprehensive Data on Tourism
• Press Release
  Announcement of Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing DutyInvestigationson Low Enriched Uranium from France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom 12/27/00 • Fact Sheet 
• Memo 
Testimony of Robert S. LaRussa Under Secretary of International Trade Department of Commerce
Before the Senate and House Steel Caucus 
• Speech
  U.S. and Japan Complete Annual Review 
of Automotive Framework Agreement 
11/29/00 • Press Release
  Counselor to the Department Jan H. Kalicki on "Evaluating Oil and Gas Options in the Caspian Region" 
• Speech
  Steel Imports for October 2000 
Decrease 6 Percent from September 2000
• Fact Sheet 
  Counselor to the Department Jan H. Kalicki on "From Old Economy to New Economy in the Middle East" 
• Speech
  ExportIt Asia Preliminary Report Released (November, 2000)
• Report (PDF Acrobat format)
  Remarks of Michael J. Copps, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development, U.S. Department of Commerce (ITA) to the North Carolina Global Connections Conference
• Speech
Commerce Under Secretary LaRussa Announces Implementation of the Safe Harbor: New Dept. of Commerce website enables U.S. organizations to sign up online
• Press Release
  Commerce Predicts Record Number of International Travelers to the U.S. in 2000 Through The Year 2003, 
Fueling U.S. Job Increases and Economic Growth
• Press Release
  Steel Imports for September 2000 Decrease 
20 Percent from August 2000
• Press Release
  Transatlantic Workshop on Digital Economy 
Advances U.S.-EU Mutual E-Commerce Interests
• Press Release
  Remarks by Michael J. Copps, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development at the China Trade 2000 Seminar, Minneapolis, MN
• Speech
  United States, India Announce Private-Sector Led E-Commerce Program
• Fact Sheet 
• Press Release
Commerce Department Makes Financial Awards to Help U.S. Firms Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) Award-Winners Announced 
• Press Release
Commerce Announces MyExports.com™ 
Exporter Referral Program
• Web Site
• Press Release
Steel Imports for August, 2000 Decrease from July, 2000
• Fact Sheet 
  Deputy Under Secretary Timothy J. Hauser's Testifies at Hearing on Trade Relations between the United States and Vietnam: "Prelude to New Directions in U.S.-Vietnam Relations: The 2000 Bilateral Trade Agreement"
• Speech
  Under Secretary for International Trade Robert S. LaRussa Speaks on"Connecting U.S. Businesses to the New Global Digital Economy"
• Speech
  Jan H. Kalicki, Counselor to the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Ombudsman for Energy and Commercial Cooperation with the New Independent States, speaks on U.S.-Azerbaijan Commercial Relations: Issues and Prospects, before the The Fourth Annual Conference of the U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC 
• Speech
New Commerce Department Website Alerts Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses to Pending Section 301 Actions
• Press Release
• Article 
  Joint Statement of Intent on Telecommunications Policy Cooperation by The National Telecommunications & Information Administration and the International Trade Administration of the United States Department of Commerce and the Chilean SubSecretariat of Telecommunications 
• Statement
(8/24/00)Fact Sheet
• Fact Sheet 
  U.S. and Chile Announce Cooperative Programs to Increase Trade Through Technology
• Press Release
  United States and Argentina Announce Expanded Cooperation on E-Commerce
• Press Release
  Robert S. LaRussa Sworn in as Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
• Press Release
Antidumping Duty Investigation of Note Counters from the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the United Kingdom
• Fact Sheet
  Press Statement: European Commission Issues Safe Harbor Privacy Arrangement 
• Press Release
  Trade Event Notice: Commerce Department Announces Companies Participating in the Virtual Trade Mission to China Computerworld Expo 2000
• Press Release
  Global Steel Report Released: Report to the President on Structural Problems and Future Solutions
•Online Report (PDF)
•Press Release, Fact Sheet
  Latest Figures on Steel Imports 
• Fact Sheet
  Acting Commerce Secretary Mallett Welcomes Japan's Announcement to Open Markets for U.S Health Industry
• Press Release
  Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Circular Seamless Stainless Steel Hollow Products from Japan
• Fact Sheet
Final Determination in the Antidumping Investigation: Ammonium Nitrate from Russia
• Fact Sheet 
  Second Annual Report to Congress Implementation of the OECD Bribery Convention 
•Full Report 
•Press Release
•Fact Sheet
  Final Affirmative Determination: 
Countervailing Duty Investigation of Structural Steel Beams from the Republic of Korea
• Fact Sheet 
• Determination
  Second Construction Cooperation Forum 
Encourages More U.S.-Japan Partnerships
• Press Release
  Steel Imports for May 2000 Decrease 13 Percent 
from April 2000
• Fact Sheet 
  Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination: Polystyrene Resins from Indonesia and the Republic of Korea 
• Fact Sheet 
  Final Determinations of Sales at Less Than Fair ValueSteel Pipe from Mexico, Czech Republic, and Romania, Announced
• Fact Sheet 
  Final Antidumping Determination Tin Mill Products from Japan • Fact Sheet 
  Jan H. Kalicki Speaks on "U.S. Commercial Relations with Russia and the NIS: The Road Traveled, the Road Ahead" • Speech
  Secretary Daley Hails EU Approval of Safe Harbor Privacy Arrangement • Press Release 
  Steel Imports for April 2000 Increase 13 Percent from March 2000  • Fact Sheet 
  Antidumping Duty Investigations: Certain Cold-Rolled, Flat-Rolled Carbon Quality Steel Products from China, Indonesia, Slovakia and Taiwan •Fact Sheet 
  Counselor to the Department Jan H. Kalicki Speaks on "Energy, Transportation and Security in the Caucasus and Caspian Region" •Speech
  Antidumping Duty Investigation Final Determination, Aspirin from the People's Republic of China •Fact Sheet 
  Commerce Report Predicts Record Number of International Travelers to the U.S. 2000 to 20003 •Press Release 
  U.S. Commerce Department Trade Mission to Help Aerospace Executives Tap Growing Trade Opportunities in Brazil  •Press Release 
  Commerce Department Reacts to WTO Appellate Body Decision on Leaded Steel Bar Dispute •Press Release 
  Commerce Dept. and American Pathways 2000 Partners Announce New Tours •Press Release 
  Growth in International Visitors Boosts Economy •Press Release 
  Synthetic Indigo from the PRC: Final Antidumping Determination, 4/28/00 •Fact Sheet
  Preliminary Determination on Antidumping Investigation, Carbon and Alloy Steel from Japan and South Africa Released Click Here for Fact Sheet •Fact Sheet
  Steel Antidumping Decision Released:
Steel Hollow Products from Japan
•Fact Sheet
  National Export Strategy 2000 Released  •Press Release
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  Steel Imports for March 2000 Decrease 10 Percent from February 2000  •Fact Sheet
  Final Determination in the Antidumping Duty Investigation of Structural Steel Beams from Japan •Fact Sheet
  Caspian and Eurasian Energy Futures: Remarks by Jan H. Kalicki, Counselor to the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Ombudsman for Energy and Commercial Cooperation with the New Independent States before the World Affairs Council Houston, Texas • Speech
  Final Determination of the Antidumping Duty Investigation Certain Non-Frozen Apple Juice Concentrate from the People=s Republic of China (PRC)  •Fact Sheet
  Preliminary Determination in the Antidumping Investigation: Certain Tin Mill Products from Japan • Fact Sheet
  Antidumping Duty Investigations: Certain Polyester Staple Fiber from Korea and Taiwan • Fact Sheet
  Steel Imports for February 2000 Increase 10 Percent from January 2000 • Fact Sheet
  U.S. Files Complaint Against E.U. Member States • Press Release
  Commerce Secretary Daley Hails U.S.-E.U. Privacy Arrangement: Filing Addresses U.S. Concerns Over "Hushkit" Regulations • Press Release
  PNTR and WTO Accession for China: Good for theU.S., and Good for American Small Business (Speech by Amb. Aaron)  • Speech
  Steel Imports for January 2000 Decrease 4 Percent from December 1999  • Fact Sheet
  Amb. Aaron and John Mogg Hold Joint Press Briefing on Data Privacy • Transcript
  Secretary Daley Affirms Need for Permanent Formal Trade Relations with China • Press Release
  International Trade Administration Announces Fiscal Year 2001 Budget • Press Release 
  Preliminary Determination Released: Antidumping Duty Investigations of Structural Steel Beams from Japan and South Korea  • Fact Sheet
  Commerce Department Efforts Encourage Egyptian Government to Relax Import Restrictions • Press Release
  Under Secretary David Aaron to Leave International Trade Administration Post •Press Release 
  1999 Steel Imports Numbers Down 14 Percent Compared to 1998 Figures •Fact Sheet
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  Preliminary Antidumping Determination (AD) on Carbon and Alloy Steel from Mexico, Romania, and the Czech Republic •Fact Sheet
  Remarks of Amb. David L. Aaron before The Conference on Biotechnology: The Science and The Impact at the Hague, Netherlands •Speech
  New Cold-Rolled Steel Antidumping Figures Released: Final Determinations for Steel Products from 12 Countries •Fact Sheet
  U.S. to Initiate Formal Complaint Against EU On Hushkits •Press Release
  Under Secretary Aaron Urges Japan to Take Further Action on Public Construction •Fact Sheet
  Secretary of Commerce William M. Daley and USTR Charlene Barshefsky To Establish New Procedures for Advice from Non-Governmental Organizations •Press Release
  Marge Searing Named Acting Head of U.S. Commercial Service  •Press Release
  Antidumping Duty Investigations: Certain Cold-Rolled Flat-Rolled Carbon-Quality Steel Products from China, Indonesia, Slovakia, Taiwan and Turkey • Fact Sheet
  Preliminary Steel Numbers Announced: Decrease 9% from October, 1999; 29% from Year Earlier • Fact Sheet
  Final Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Determinations Certain Cut-To-Length Carbon-Quality Steel Plate Products from France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan and the Republic of Korea • Fact Sheet
  Final Determination of Antidumping Duty Investigation of Creatine from the People's Republic of China • Fact Sheet
  Preliminary Agreement Reached to Suspend Antidumping Investigation on Cold-Rolled Steel Products from the Russian Federation. • Fact Sheet 
  Preliminary Antidumping Determination on Steel Products from Japan, South Africa Released • Fact Sheet 
  Amb. Aaron Announces Four-Point E-Commerce Initiative to Assist Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises • Press Release
  Amb. Aaron Addresses World Affairs Council Panel on WTO and E-Commerce Issues  • Speech
  President Clinton Releases Commerce Department Study Showing Exports Driving Economies of U.S. Cities • Press Release
  Amb. Aaron and John Mogg Make Progress in 
Data Privacy Talks 
• Press Release
  Amb. Aaron Addresses Institute for International Economics on a New Round of WTO Trade Talks • Speech
  Commerce Report Predicts Record International Travelers to the U.S. in 2000 and Solid Growth Through the Year 2003 •Press Release
  First U.S.-Japan Construction Cooperation Forum to Lead to More U.S. Contracts. •Press Release
  Amb. Aaron's Statement on the U.S. Services Industry before the Senate Finance Committee •Statement
  Amb. Aaron Delivers Keynote Address to the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) at the United Nations, New York • Speech
  Commerce Department Makes Awards To Nine Trade Groups to Support Export Development • Press Release
  United States' Under Secretary for International Trade, David L. Aaron, and Turkey's Undersecretary for Foreign Trade, Kürsad Tüzmen, Discuss Earthquake Reconstruction • Press Release
  U.S. and Mexico Sign Agreement on Bilateral E-Commerce Initiative  •Press Release
  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe Charles Ludolph's Statements on U.S.-EU Economic Partnership before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on International Relations • Oral Statement 
  Steel Imports for August 1999 Fall 5 Percent from July; Drop 29 Percent from August 1998 • Press Release


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