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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

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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Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 9, 2019

AAFA Names 2020 American Image Awards Honorees, Celebrating Fashion’s Future

AAFA’s American Image Awards will take place on April 21, 2020 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

TOPICS: AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 6, 2019

AAFA Opposes Customs Proposal to Reclassify Women’s Blouses

AAFA submitted comments opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed reclassification of women’s shirts.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 15, 2019

AAFA Opposes Customs Proposal to Reclassify Fashion Footwear

AAFA submitted comments opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed revocation of rulings on certain fashion footwear.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 6, 2019

AAFA Urges Bangladesh to Support Nirapon and Ongoing Worker Safety Efforts

AAFA sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, urging continued support for Nirapon and ongoing worker safety efforts.

TOPICS: Supply Chain

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Oct. 17, 2019

AAFA Statement in Response to CSIS Report on Xinjiang Province in China

AAFA statement responding to the release of Connecting the Dots in Xinjiang: Forced Labor, Forced Assimilation, and Western Supply Chains from CSIS.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM