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Commerce Department


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The Department of Commerce encourages, serves, and promotes the Nation's international trade, economic growth, and technological advancement. The Department provides a wide variety of programs through the competitive free enterprise system. It offers assistance and information to increase America's competitiveness in the world economy; administers programs to prevent unfair foreign trade competition; provides social and economic statistics and analyses for business and government planners; provides research and support for the increased use of scientific, engineering, and technological development; works to improve our understanding and benefits of the Earth's physical environment and oceanic resources; grants patents and registers trademarks; develops policies and conducts research on telecommunications; provides assistance to promote domestic economic development; and assists in the growth of minority businesses.

This agency has published 56,988 documents since 1994.

Most Recent Significant Regulations

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June 2016

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Endangered and Threatened Wildlife:

Exempted Fishing Permits; Applications:

Export Administration:

Fisheries Off West Coast States:

Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic:

Presidential Task Force on Combating Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Seafood Fraud Action Plan:

Takes and Imports of Marine Mammals:

Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities:

Takes of Marine Mammals:

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