Commerce Department

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Synonyms for Commerce Department

the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office)

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* Bureau of Export Administration -- Controls licensing for most commercial products.
Bennett (R-Utah), Subcommittee on Financial Institutions (overseeing banks, savings associations, cred it unions and other financial institutions; deposit insurance; Federal Home Loan Bank System; regulatory activities of the Federal Reserve System; the OCC, OTS, FDIC and NCUA; and e-commerce); Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska), Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance (overseeing export and foreign trade promotion; export controls; export financing; international economic policy; international financial and development institutions; Export-Import Bank; International Trade Administration; and the Bureau of Export Administration); and Senator Michael B.
"The intent of the new regulations is to make sales to Cuba as easy as possible," a Bureau of Export Administration official said.
Robert Majak, assistant secretary for export administration at the Commerce Departments Bureau of Export Administration (BXA) said while the Playstation 2 devices almost assuredly clock more than 6 MTOPs, there are more efficient and more commercially-available devices - desktop PCs that measure speeds of up to 6,500 MTOPs, for example - than this holiday's scarcest gift.
If you export high-tech commercial items, you must comply with regulations administered by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Export Administration. If you export munitions items--or commercial items that the government has classified as munitions--you must deal with the licensing requirements maintained by the State Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls.
I recently asked Amanda DeBusk, the assistant secretary for export enforcement at the Bureau of Export Administration, if anything in the export control laws exempted cyberspace or dot-coms.
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