Department of Commerce (DOC)
HQ: Washington, D.C.
Other locations: NOAA, Census, and ITA offices nationwide
Subcomponents: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Commerce); International Trade Administration (Commerce); Patent and Trademark Office (Commerce); National Institute of Standards and Technology (Commerce); Bureau of the Census (Commerce); All Other Components (Commerce)
Mission: To promote economic growth and security in the United States through the development of technology, promotion of exports, and gathering of economic information and analysis. The Department of Commerce compiles economic statistics, conducts the census, regulates patents and trademarks, forecasts the weather, charts the ...