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US travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism

...Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Once people get a glimpse of Cuba, they always want to see more," said Katharine Bonner, a senior executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-carefully-
US travel industry has been quietly looking to expand into Cuba

...Airlines to transport the groups.About 170,000 authorized travelers made the trip last year, according to the Department of Commerce."Americans are very curious about a country that is 90 miles off our coast but has been off limits for so long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-17/us-travel-industry-has-bee
Uh-oh, it's that time again: Uncontrolled envy is a dangerous emotion

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released its latest statistics on trends in the distribution of U.S. personal income. The Federal Reserve Board also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/uh-oh-its-time-a
Mom, groups seek to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers

...high school.That's a belief that is gaining support in the education and business communities. The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates women make up less than 25 percent of the workforce in jobs related to STEM, an acronym coined by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-29/mom-groups-seek-inspire-girls-pursu
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley traveling to India to lure jobs to South Carolina

...more than 1.2 billion people, ranks 16th in capital investment in South Carolina. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, South Carolina ranks 14th nationally in total exports to India, at $352 million last year, up from $110...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-07/south-carolina-gov-nikki-hale
Federal grant awarded for Rockwood infrastructure

...near the Augusta airport.The Augusta Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday that the United States Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration awarded the nearly $1.1 million grant to the city and development authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-24/federal-gra
Caterpillar expanding SC operation

AIKEN - The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that a Newberry plant plans to...its plant, according to a press release from the department of commerce. The additional production would be of gensets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-16/caterpillar-expanding-sc-ope
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Partnership seeks to add businesses

...recruiting new businesses, the South Carolina Department of Commerce's chief of staff said Tuesday during the partnership's...is doing, and find ways to lure those." The Department of Commerce is planning ways to offer services to counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/07/met_265158.shtml
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Photo contest will help promote South Carolina's rural conference

...and showcase rural South Carolina in the state Department of Commerce's third annual amateur rural photography contest...said Karen Owens, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Commerce. She said about 300 people entered the contest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/24/aik_109529.shtml
Demand for more technological training necessary

...Carolina, according to consultants hired by the Department of Commerce to assess the state's ability to compete for...leaders, and business executives, she said. The Department of Commerce plans to use the report to develop a strategy that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/12/met_277457.shtml
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