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Wilbur Ross: American investor and official
Wilbur Louis Ross Jr. is an American investor and businessman serving, since 2017, as the 39th United States secretary of commerce. A member of the Republican Party, Ross was previously chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of WL Ross & Co from 2000 to 2017.

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Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early [Video]

Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower-court ruling that had ordered the country's decennial population count be continued until Oct. 31. The Census Bureau said on Aug. 3 that it would wind..

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Judge Orders Census To Continue Through October [Video]

Judge Orders Census To Continue Through October

On Friday, a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to continue the Census until October 31. In an early decision, Judge Lucy Koh wrote in no uncertain terms that the Census count had to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

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Senior U.S. Commerce official instrumental in pushing Huawei curbs to resign

A senior U.S. Commerce Department official who helped lead the administration's efforts to impose export restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] is resigning, Secretary Wilbur Ross said..
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Wilbur Ross says Coronavirus could boost US jobs

US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross says firms may bring production back to the US in response to the virus.
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Wilbur Ross: Coronavirus could give jolt to American economy

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says Wuhan, China's deadly coronavirus could give a boost to the U.S. economy. http://bit.ly/3aTIp6w  
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says Wuhan coronavirus could be a boost for North American jobs

Ross said, "every American's heart has to go out the victims" of the virus, but "it will help to accelerate the return of jobs to North America."
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China's coronavirus may help boost U.S. jobs: Ross

The fast-moving coronavirus stemming from China could force companies to re-evaluate their supply chains, potentially returning some jobs to the United States, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross..
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U.S. Commerce chief says companies must weigh China's coronavirus

The fast-moving spread of the coronavirus from China will weigh on companies as they evaluate their supply chains, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross told Fox Business Network in an interview on..
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U.S. Commerce secretary expects quick passage of USMCA by Canadian parliament

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Wednesday said he expected the Canadian parliament to approve a new North American trade agreement very quickly, paving the way for the trade pact to take effect..
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Incoming Guatemala leader talks investment, migration with U.S.

Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei said on Tuesday he had held his first meeting with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and discussed attracting investment to stimulate growth and..
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Ivanka Trump tours Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on Wednesday gave President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross a tour of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the famed Indianapolis 500...
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Proper U.S.-China trade deal more important than timing: U.S. Commerce chief

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Tuesday rejected any deadlines on a trade deal with China and launched a fresh attack on telecoms giant Huawei, further dimming hopes for an end to a 17-month..
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U.S. has not ruled out imposing tariffs on imported autos: Commerce chief

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday the Trump administration has not ruled out imposing tariffs on imported autos, after letting a review period end in November with no action.
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Huawei urging suppliers to break the law by moving offshore: Ross

China's telecoms giant Huawei has been encouraging its suppliers to violate U.S. law by telling them to move operations offshore in a bid to avoid U.S. sanctions, Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur..
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Wall Street falls as trade hopes wane

U.S. stocks sold off for a third consecutive session on Tuesday after comments from President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross threw cold water on hopes of a possible near-term respite..
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Wall Street falls for third straight day as trade hopes dim

Wall Street set course for its third consecutive sell-off on Tuesday as investor optimism over a potential near-term respite from the U.S.-China trade war evaporated following commentary from President..
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Wall St. tumbles as Trump dents hopes of trade deal this year

Wall Street's main indexes hovered near one-month lows on Tuesday, as comments from President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stoked fears of a significant delay in resolving a trade..
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Wall Street sinks as Trump hints at delay in trade deal with China

Wall Street fell more than 1% and the benchmark S&P 500 hit a near one-month low on Tuesday, as comments from President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stoked fears of a significant..
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U.S. Commerce Secretary: Trump's objectives on U.S.-China trade deal haven't changed

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Tuesday told CNBC that President Donald Trump's objectives on a trade deal with China have not changed and that Trump is under no time pressure to complete a..
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Ross says Trump has flexibility on tariffs toward France, Europe

President Donald Trump has wide latitude in handling trade with France and other European allies, including imposing tariffs, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC in an interview in on..
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Wall St. extends declines as Commerce Secretary Ross comments on China tariffs

U.S. stocks extended declines on Tuesday as U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on CNBC that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports due Dec. 15 would be imposed unless there was substantive progress in..
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House sues William Barr and Wilbur Ross over census documents

The House Oversight Committee sues attorney general and commerce secretary for ignoring requests for census documents
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U.S. House panel sues Barr, Ross seeking to enforce Census probe subpoenas

U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday said they had filed a federal lawsuit seeking to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross as part of their..
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U.S., China trade talks to continue Friday: U.S. commerce chief

U.S.-China trade talks are set to continue with a telephone call on Friday as both sides seek to hammer out a phase one trade pact, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, adding that progress was..
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Ross says U.S., China to discuss trade deal in call on Friday

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday there would be a call between U.S. and Chinese officials later in the day as both sides continue to hammer out a phase one trade pact, but added U.S...
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Ross says phase one trade deal with China will be good start

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday that very good progress was being made towards completing a phase one trade agreement with China and he was hopeful that it would be a precursor to a..
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'Still time' for Thailand to solve U.S. duty-free issue: U.S. commerce secretary

Thailand still has time to renegotiate with the United States over a suspension of duty-free preferences on imports of Thai goods before the suspension takes effect in April, U.S. Commerce Secretary..
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U.S. tariffs on China are working, says U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Tariffs are forcing China to pay attention to U.S. concerns, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said in Sydney on Thursday.
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India protectionist, but US negotiating limited trade deal

india protectionist, but us negotiating limited trade deal
India is among the world’s most protectionist countries but the United States is trying to negotiate a limited trade deal with the South Asian nation to resolve their differences, US Secretary of..
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross denies falling asleep during Trump's U.N. speech

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appeared to fall asleep during President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, but Ross denied this, saying he "was concentrating..
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'Somebody wake up Wilbur Ross!': Social media users say Commerce chief asleep during Trump UN speech

Part of the way through Trump's speech, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appeared to fall asleep and users on Twitter quickly took notice.
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Congress investigates whether administration tried to bolster Trump's Hurricane Dorian claim on Alabama

Lawmakers asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for records related to Trump's claim about Dorian's threat to Alabama and efforts to defend it.
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U.S. House panel probes Commerce Secretary Ross over Trump Dorian tweet kerfuffle

A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's decision to rebuke an Alabama..
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White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur L. Ross Jr., the commerce secretary to have NOAA publicly disavow the forecasters’ position.
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US gives Huawei a 90-day reprieve on technology trade ban

us gives huawei a 90-day reprieve on technology trade ban
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the U.S. will extend by 90 days the ability of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to buy supplies from U.S. companies. It's the second extension for Click to..
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U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it..
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Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump's trade war

The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars' worth of punishing tariffs in America's deepening trade war.
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Says No Date Set For Next Round Of China Trade Talks

u.s. commerce secretary says no date set for next round of china trade talks
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Wednesday the United States and China have not determined when to hold their next round of face-to-face trade talks, the South China Morning Post reported...
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Wilbur Ross Says Hong Kong Protests Are 'Internal Matter' For China

wilbur ross says hong kong protests are 'internal matter' for china
President Donald Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the United States should not become involved in the ongoing protests in Hong Kong since the dispute is between the Hong Kong citizens and..
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Bolton, Ross to give U.S. 'big presence' at Venezuela summit in Peru: U.S. official

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton and U.S. Secretary Wilbur Ross will speak at a conference on Venezuela in Peru next week as part of a campaign to force President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish..
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