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Browse our most recent press releases, letters & comments, press highlights. To view past Weekly Briefs, please visit the Weekly Brief Archive.

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May. 13, 2019

AAFA Deems New Tariffs Catastrophic for the U.S. Economy

The American Apparel & Footwear Association is severely disappointed by the Trump administration’s decision to propose further tariffs on approximately $300 billion worth of U.S. imports from China today.

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May 23, 2019

AAFA Sends Letters to Bangladesh Government and Trade Association

AAFA sent letters to the Bangladesh government and private sector expressing concern over actions against workers and the future of worker safety.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

May 22, 2019

AAFA Comments on Reducing Regulatory Burden

AAFA submitted comments to the Consumer Product Safety Commission on reducing regulatory burden without harming consumers.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/22/2019 5:30:29 PM

May 15, 2019

AAFA Testifies in New York City to Oppose Proposed Fur Ban

AAFA testified in opposition to a proposed New York City fur ban

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

May 15, 2019

AAFA Testifies in Opposition to New Tariffs on Imports from the EU

AAFA oppose the imposition of tariffs on fashion products for an unrelated dispute involving aircraft subsidies.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

May 13, 2019

AAFA Deems New Tariffs Catastrophic for the U.S. Economy

The American Apparel & Footwear Association is severely disappointed by the Trump administration’s decision to propose further tariffs on approximately $300 billion worth of U.S. imports from China today.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

May 5, 2019

Apparel and Footwear Industry Condemns Latest Tariff Escalation

The American Apparel & Footwear Association strongly condemns the announcement that the Trump administration plans to increase tariffs on U.S. imports from China, as referenced by the President via Twitter earlier today.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

5/5/2019 12:00:00 AM