Organizational Structure, Mission and Statutory Authority

The historic mission of the Department of Commerce is “to foster, promote, and develop the foreign and domestic commerce” of the United States. This has evolved, as a result of legislative and administrative additions, to encompass broadly the responsibility to foster, serve, and promote the Nation’s economic development and technological advancement.
See more about organizational structure and statutory authority of the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Under Secretary for BIS.

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