Press Releases

10
Feb

Public Notice: Monthly Sales Report Requirement

PUBLIC NOTICE   Governor Ralph DLG. Torres and LT. Governor Victor B. Hocog through the Office of the Secretary of Commerce hereby provide Notice to the Public and Licensed Retail Establishments that the Department of Commerce, Alcohol Beverage and Tobacco Control Division is fully implementing the Monthly Sales Report requirement for all Class-2 Retail General Licensees (for tobacco products), and Class-3 On-Sale and Class-4 Off-Sale licensees, including Class-7 Special Liquor licensees (for alcoholic beverage products), in accordance with ...

09
Sep

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Public Hearings to be conducted by the CNMI Department of Commerce and the CEDS Commission

  (Office of the Governor) — Gov. Ralph D.L.G. Torres and Lt. Gov. Victor B. Hocog, through the Office of the Secretary of Commerce, hereby give notice to the general public that the CNMI Department of Commerce and the CEDS Commission will be holding public hearings for the approved CEDS Project Ranking Matrix on the following dates, time and venue: Saipan: Monday, September 12, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Carolinian Utt in Garapan Rota: Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to ...

17
Jun

ADMINISTRATION RELEASES 2014 PREVAILING WAGE AND WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT

PRESS RELEASE Date: June 17, 2015 ADMINISTRATION RELEASES 2014 PREVAILING WAGE AND WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT STUDY REPORT Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Eloy S. Inos and Lt. Governor Ralph DLG. Torres, through the Department of Commerce Central Statistics Division, are pleased to release to the public the results of the 2014 CNMI Prevailing Wage and Workforce Assessment Study. “This survey is an update of the Prevailing Wage and Workforce Assessment Study done in 2011. On November 28, 2011, US Public Law 110-229 required that CNMI ...

01
Apr

Request for Proposal

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS)   RFP15-DOC-064   For the OPTIONAL Pre-Proposal Conference at CDA on April 17, 2015 (10:00 ChST), any interested party can also conference call in at 1-670-234-7145 ext. 315   Request for Proposal Scope of Services Application for CEDS Econometric Model CNMI 2009-2014 CEDS Report FAQ – Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

03
Nov

Release of 2013 3rd and 4th Quarter CPI and EI Reports

Capitol Hill, Saipan – On behalf of the Governor, Honorable Eloy S. Inos, and Lieutenant Governor, Honorable Jude U. Hofschneider, the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD) is releasing the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the Economic Indicators (EI) Reports for 2013 3rd and 4th Quarter. These publications will replace the partial versions or the snapshots that were posted on the Statistics Facebook site at: https://www.facebook.com/CNMI.Statistics The statistical information reflected in the CPI publication contains information that measure ...

26
Aug

Quarterly Reports on the Economic Indicators on Facebook

Capitol Hill, Saipan – The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD) is releasing snapshot versions of its quarterly reports on the Economic Indicators using one of the top social networks today; FACEBOOK. Timeline can be accessed at: https://www.facebook.com/CNMI.Statistics The Economic Indicators Report displays useful statistics of the social and economic conditions of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. You can now access snapshots for the 2012 and 2013 quarters respectively. Included in the snapshots are graphs and charts for banking, remittance, auto sales, visitors ...

13
Jun

Census/Survey House Maps & Address Register Update

Capitol Hill, Saipan (June 13, 2014) – The CNMI Central Statistic Division (CSD), Department of Commerce, is currently updating its Census/Survey Household (HH) Maps and Address Registry on the islands of Saipan, Rota and Tinian. CSD was applying Census Bureau’s traditional methods in mapping and creating housing address registers by using hard copies of maps and estimating the approximate locations of housing units. The last update was in 2004. This time, CSD decided to conduct another update of its maps and ...

05
Dec

Economic Indicators Quarterly Report 1st and 2nd Quarter 2013

Office of the Governor) — The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division released for public consumption the Economic Indicators Quarterly Report for 1st and 2nd quarter 2013. This report covers updated banking, remittance, auto sales, visitors arrival, hotel daily rate, hotel occupancy rate, imports, telephone lines, building permits, and a short presentation of the CNMI Consumer Price Index data. Based on this report, total deposits compared to 2nd Quarter of 2012, increased by 12 percent, loans by 5 percent, little change ...

18
Nov

CPI Release coincides with Tinian and Rota CPI Recertification

  (Press Release) – Gov. Eloy S. Inos and Lt. Gov. Jude U. Hofschneider through the Department of Commerce-Central Statistics Division have announced the completion and release of the 1st and 2nd Quarterly Report 2013 Consumer Price Index. In this report, the all-items index for Saipan increased 13.6 percent since the rebase in the 4th Quarter of 2008, with an increase of 16.5 percent in Tinian and 10.5 percent in Rota since 1st Quarter 2010. The offices of Rota and Tinian ...

08
Nov

Notice of Adoption of ABC Regulations-Final

17
Oct

CNMI Economic Model Public Presentation (Powerpoint)

24
Sep

CNMI: 2010 Census Detailed Cross Tabulations (Part 2)

(Office of the Governor) – The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD), in collaboration with US Census Bureau, is releasing the CNMI: 2010 Census Detailed Cross tabulations (Part 2). Part 2 is an expansion of Part 1. For example, in part 1, Labor Force Status is cross tabulated with Work Status and Sex by Ethnic Origin or Race. Part 2, you can see Labor Force Status with Education Attainment, Marital Status, Service-Connected Disability Rating status, and so on. “This ...

19
Sep

2013 Proposed Alcoholic Beverage Control Rules and Regulations

Public Comments due on September 30, 2013.   Link:  2013 Proposed Alcoholic Beverage Control Rules and Regulations.    Please email your comments to info@commerce.gov.mp

19
Sep

Public Law 17-83, Amendments to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act

11
Sep

Businesses reminded to complete economic census

PRESS RELEASE September 11, 2013 Businesses reminded to complete economic census Capitol Hill, Saipan – The U.S. Census Bureau and CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD) reminds all businesses in the CNMI that the 2012 Economic Census is nearing completion of data collection. A total of 1,286 questionnaires were mailed in December 2012 to businesses with paid employees. Currently, CNMI's response rate is 80%. For the 20% that have yet to submit their forms Commerce recommends the following: Complete the questionnaires online following ...

09
Jul

Behavioral Health Survery

(Office of the Governor) — The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.’s Project Brabu Office, would like to inform the public of the upcoming 2013 CNMI Behavioral Health Survey. The purpose of the survey is to collect cross-sectional data to produce statistical descriptions of behavioral health topics — the use and attitudes toward the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and mental health and stigma — of the adult population in the ...

07
May

2012 EI Snaphot and CPI Press Release

Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Eloy S. Inos and Lt. Governor Jude U. Hofschneider, through the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD), released for public consumption a Snapshot of the Economic Indicator (EI) Report, and the full Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for 4th Quarter 2012. Absent an accessible full EI report, incomplete due to missing data from other data sources, the “snapshot” intends to release areas that are available for public access or consumption. According to CSD Director Alfonis ...

20
Jan

Economic Census Press Release

  Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy S. Inos, through the U.S. Census Bureau Economic Statistics and CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division, would like to remind all businesses in the CNMI that the 2012 Economic Census is under way.  All island businesses should have received their forms since the end of December 2012.   If you would like to read more please click on the link below.   Reminder on Economic Census 2012 Economic ...

04
Dec

2010 CNMI Demographic Profile Summary

Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy Inos, in conjunction with US Census Bureau and through the Department of Commerce are pleased to report on the 2010 CNMI Demographic Profile Summary File, Census of Population and Housing.     Please view here...

15
Nov

US Census County Business Patterns for CNMI

Capitol Hill - Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy Inos, in conjunction with the US Census Bureau and through the Department of Commerce, are pleased to report on the US Census County Business Patterns for CNMI     Please click here...