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Ohio Aerospace Institute wins MDCP funding

The Ohio Aerospace Institute wins MDCP Funding

December 1, 2021

The Ohio Aerospace Institute wins MDCP Funding (CLEVELAND, October 29) – COMMERCE SECRETARY AWARDS THE OHIO AEROSPACE INSTITUTE $300,000 TO BOOST U.S. EXPORTS, SUPPORT HIGH QUALITY JOBS Grants designed to support the export success of U.S. businesses in key industries were awarded to 13 recipients including the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI). The Market Development Co-operator…

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US Commercial Service Cleveland is Hiring!

US Commercial Service Cleveland is Hiring!

November 17, 2021

US Commercial Service Cleveland is hiring! Join the team at the US Commercial Service in Cleveland, Ohio. As part of the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration the International Trade Specialist position is responsible for: The incumbent will work on a team doing developmental work assignments of analytical work addressing critical international trade issues,…

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2022 President's "E" Award

Apply now for the 2022 President’s E Award!

November 12, 2021

2022 President’s “E” AwardThe President’s “E” Award was initiated by Executive Order of President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and has been presented annually ever since. The President’s “E” Award affords suitable recognition to persons, firms, or organizations which contribute significantly in the effort to increase U.S. exports. There are two types of “E” Awards:…

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USG FRI on People's Republic of China policies

USG RFI on People’s Republic of China policies

November 10, 2021

RFI on People’s Republic of China (PRC) policies and influence in the development of international standards for emerging technologies. The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a Request for Information on People’s Republic of China (PRC) policies and influence in the development of international standards for emerging technologies. The press release…

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Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021.

Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021.

November 8, 2021

Travel requirements to enter the United States are changing, starting November 8, 2021. Learn more at the CDC website here or reach out to your local Commercial Service office for details.

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US Department of Commerce

DOC Honors U.S. Companies with Presidential Award for Export Achievements

November 5, 2021

Today, the Department of Commerce honored 31 U.S. companies and organizations that export goods and services overseas by naming them winners of the 2021 President’s “E” Awards. This year’s winners hail from 20 states, and of the 31 honorees, 25 are small and medium-sized businesses, and 14 firms are manufacturers. “I am honored to recognize…

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Guidance on CDC’s Interpretation of vaccination records (when mixing of mRNA, adenoviral, and mRNA plus adenoviral products)

October 20, 2021

In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food…

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USITC

USITC Recommends that the President Make Certain Modifications to the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule Nomenclature

May 24, 2021

Per the below announcement, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has recommended that the President make certain modifications to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to conform it with World Customs Organization (WCO) amendments to the global Harmonized System. USITC Recommends that the President Make Certain Modifications to the U.S. Harmonized Tariff…

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US Commercial Service Cleveland is Hiring!

How to help India fight the COVID-19 crisis

May 7, 2021

The U.S. Embassy in New Delhi is closely coordinating with the Government of India on the specific requirements addressing the immediate needs, which presently stands as follows: Oxygen cylinders (10 liters and 45 liters LMO capacity) Oxygen concentrators Oxygen generator plants  ISO Cryogenic Oxygen Tanker/Container Remdesivir Tocilizumab Ventilators/BIPAP If you are interested in donating the…

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US Commercial Service Cleveland is Hiring!

Paid Leave for Employees to Get COVID-19 Vaccination

April 21, 2021

Update on COVID-19 Relief As the country moves into a new phase of the vaccination effort – one where all adults are eligible for vaccinations – we at the US Commercial Service want to ensure that you are aware of a new tax credit that President Biden announced today. The new paid leave tax credit…

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