Updated: September 30 2019

Department of Commerce (DOC)

The U.S. Department of Commerce has a broad mandate to advance economic growth and jobs and opportunities for the American people. It has cross cuttting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis.

The products and services the department provides touch the lives of Americans and American companies in many ways, including weather forecasts, the decennial census, and patent and trademark protection for inventors and businesses.

The development of commerce to provide new opportunities was the central goal at the department’s beginnng in 1903 and it remains a primary obligation today.

Primary Address

Department of Commerce (DOC)
1401 Constitutional Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20230
Phone: (202) 482-2000
Web: http://www.commerce.gov/

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