U.S. Department of Commerce

International travel to US drops for first time since 2009

The number of international visitors to the United States has dropped for the first time since 2009, as did their spending, the U.S. Department of Commerce said on Aug. 11.

In 2016, 75.6 million international travelers ventured stateside, a two percent drop from the previous year. Their spending also fell by one percent to $244.7 billion.

Vucic and U.S. official discuss "strengthening partnership"

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Wednesday received Executive Director for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce Skip Jones.

During the conversation, they "pointed to the importance of strengthening the Serbian-American partnership for the sake of maintaining stability and progress in the region," the government said on its website.

Information Minister: Romania to organise regional Cyber Security Summit in Bucharest in May

The Romanian authorities will organise in Bucharest, together with the U.S. Department for Commerce and another 17 countries in the region, a regional summit on cyber security, Minister for the Information Society Sorin Grindeanu told the conference "Mobile Innovation 2015."