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    Global Visitors to U.S. Expected to Increase Through 2019
Global Visitors to U.S. Expected to Increase Through 2019

The United States is forecasting a 4 percent average annual growth in tourism over the next six years, with 73.9 million foreign travelers projected to vis...

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Treasury Official on Conclusion of APEC Finance Ministers Meeting

Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin makes remarks on the conclusion of the 2014 APEC Finance Ministers’ meeting in Beijing.


Commerce Secretary at American Chamber of Commerce of Japan

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addresses the need to focus on trade and investment opportunities between the United States and Japan in remarks to th...


Kerry on U.S. Response to Ebola for Members of Diplomatic Corps

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to members of the diplomatic corps on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis.


Pamphlets

2013-09-19

    PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives
PEPFAR: A Decade of Saving Lives

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has put the promise of an AIDS-free generation within reach.

2013-09-18

    Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments
Marking 10 Years of PEPFAR’s Accomplishments

The director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health commemorates PEPFAR’s successes.

2013-07-25

    African Growth and Opportunity Act
African Growth and Opportunity Act

The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), enacted in 2000, allows 39 eligible African countries to export most products duty free to the United State...

Publications

2014-06-27

    EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century
EJ|USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century

The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus internati...

2013-09-16

    EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed
EJ|USA: Required Reading. An Insider's Guide to Higher Ed

The journey to a U.S. degree is filled with choices. Make smart ones.

2013-08-12

    EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience
EJ|USA: The Corporate Conscience

Younger consumers and employees demand it. Companies get it. Tackling social issues is part of the bottom line.

Articles

2014-10-22

    Japan, U.S. Focus on Increasing Women’s Economic Participation
Japan, U.S. Focus on Increasing Women’s Economic Participation

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker joins U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and women business leaders in Tokyo to discuss overcoming barriers to wom...

2014-10-22

    U.S. Looks to Improve Investment in Japanese Market
U.S. Looks to Improve Investment in Japanese Market

In Tokyo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker meets with Japanese health care and energy sector representatives as part of a trade mission and addres...

2014-10-21

    Peru, U.S. Cooperate on Labor Rights Under Trade Pact
Peru, U.S. Cooperate on Labor Rights Under Trade Pact

Peru and the United States continue their work on the labor-related elements of the Peru–United States Trade Promotion Agreement at a meeting in Lima.

Photo Galleries

2012-07-19

    America’s Agricultural Researchers
America’s Agricultural Researchers

Land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, both founded in 1862, work in communities to put agriculture research into action, to impr...

2012-06-07

    AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth
AGOA Helps Build Economic Growth

AGOA is helping to grow economies in sub-Saharan Africa. Take a look at some images demonstrating the impact.

Videos

2014-10-07

YALI: Big Topic Video on Trade and Economic Development

Learn more about how young Africans would address some of the big challenges facing Africa. Do you agree with them? What are your ideas on this topic?

2014-10-07

YALI: Applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Learn more about the Young African Leaders Initiative and how to apply for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship.

2014-10-06

Dreams for Africa

In July 2014, 500 extraordinary young entrepreneurs, public servants and civic activists from across Africa came together for the Mandela Washington Fellow...