Main Page | Recent changes | View source | Page history

Printable version | Disclaimers | Privacy policy

Not logged in
Log in | Help

United States Department of Commerce

From dKosopedia

Wikipedia has an article on:

The United States Department of Commerce is a Cabinet department of the United States Government concerned with promoting economic growth and is It is administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce. It was originally created as the "United States Department of Commerce and Labor" on February 14, 1903. It was subsequently renamed to the Department of Commerce by President Taft on March 4, 1913, and its bureaus and agencies specializing in labor were transferred to the new Department of Labor.

The mission of the department is to "promote job creation and improved living standards for all Americans by creating an infrastructure that promotes economic growth, technological competitiveness, and sustainable development." Among its tasks are gathering economic and demographic data for business and government decision-making, issuing patents and trademarks, and helping to set industrial standards.

The current Commerce Secretary is Carlos M. Gutierrez.

Operating units

Related articles

External links

Retrieved from "http://localhost../../../u/n/i/United_States_Department_of_Commerce_1c40.html"

This page was last modified 04:21, 12 November 2007 by Chad Lupkes. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Lestatdelc. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

[Main Page]
Daily Kos
DailyKos FAQ

View source
Discuss this page
Page history
What links here
Related changes

Special pages
Bug reports