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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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Feb. 07, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Free Trade Agreement Talks with Kenya

The American Apparel & Footwear Association expressed its support for U.S. negotiations with Kenya for a potential free trade agreement in a statement today.

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Feb. 7, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Free Trade Agreement Talks with Kenya

The American Apparel & Footwear Association expressed its support for U.S. negotiations with Kenya for a potential free trade agreement in a statement today.

TOPICS: Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Feb. 5, 2020

AAFA Joins with More Than 80 Business Groups Urging Creation of Truck Driver Apprentice Program

AAFA joined with 80 business groups supporting inclusion of the DRIVE SAFE ACT, creating a truck driver apprentice program, in the surface transportation reauthorization bill.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jan. 31, 2020

AAFA Testifies on Indonesia GSP

AAFA submitted comments to oppose removal of GSP duty free benefits for imports of travel goods from Indonesia.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jan. 30, 2020

AAFA Testifies on Thailand GSP

AAFA submitted comments to oppose removal of GSP duty free benefits for imports of travel goods from Thailand.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

1/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jan. 24, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Administration Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of Counterfeits

AAFA welcomes the release of the report Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by the Trump administration.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

1/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jan. 22, 2020

AAFA Joins with 22 Brands and Organizations Calling for Improved Labor Rights in Cambodia

AAFA joined with 22 other brands and organizations in sending a letter to the Cambodian Prime Minister urging immediate actions to improve labor rights in Cambodia.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

1/22/2020 12:00:00 AM