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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, and comments.

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Mar. 26, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Stimulus Package - Calls on Administration to Support Tariff Relief

AAFA welcomed Senate approval of the CARES Act to provide sorely needed stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and called for further action from the administration with regards to tariff relief.

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Mar. 31, 2020

AAFA Member Companies Send Letter to President Urging Duty Deferral

AAFA member companies joined over 370 companies in a letter sent to President Trump urging duty deferral.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 26, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Stimulus Package - Calls on Administration to Support Tariff Relief

AAFA welcomed Senate approval of the CARES Act to provide sorely needed stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and called for further action from the administration with regards to tariff relief.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 21, 2020

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Economic Stimulus Letter to President

AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter to the President urging the economic stimulus package address the concerns of all different kinds and sizes of retail business, including their suppliers.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 20, 2020

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Letter to Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Urging Critical Support

AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter to to Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) urging critical support during COVID-19 crisis.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 18, 2020

AAFA Joins with 4 Industry Groups to Propose Trade and Fiscal Policy Recommendations

AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter to the Administration proposing trade and fiscal policy recommendations.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mar. 17, 2020

AAFA Urges the Defense Logistics Agency to Reinstate Accelerated Payments

AAFA sent a letter to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support (DLATS) asking that the 7-day accelerated payments system be reinstated due to the COVID Crisis.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM