1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, 20230, USA
U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development, and improved standards of living for all Americans by working in partnership with businesses, universities, communities, and its nation’s workers. It has taken responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research, and analysis.
It works to strengthen the international economic position of the United States and facilitates global trade by opening up new markets for U.S. goods and services. It is known for promoting progressive business policies that support America’s businesses and entrepreneurships, and their communities grow and succeed.
U.S. Department of Commerce is only focused on making U.S. companies more innovative at home and more competitive abroad, so they can create jobs. It provides effective management and monitoring of its nation’s resources and assets to help both environmental and economic health. This department protects not only public safety and security but also oceans, coasts, and marine life while assisting country’s economic development through critical weather monitoring, weather forecasts, and resource preservation.
U.S. Department of Commerce also conducts important operations, including constitutionally directed decennial census, which serves as the basis of America’s representative democracy and the system by which businesses and innovators secure intellectual property rights. The Secretary of Commerce leads the department’s efforts, overseeing a 7.5 U.S. dollar billion budget and nearly 47,000 employees worldwide.
U.S. Department of Commerce was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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