Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Oct. 11, 2019
AAFA reacts to the Trump administration’s announcement that the tariff rate on $200 billion worth of goods will not increase from 25 to 30 percent as planned.
Oct. 17, 2019
AAFA statement responding to the release of Connecting the Dots in Xinjiang: Forced Labor, Forced Assimilation, and Western Supply Chains from CSIS.
Oct. 15, 2019
AAFA joined with more than 350 other companies and trade organizations in a letter to Congress urging passage of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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Here’s where you’ll find pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today.
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AAFA's members-only country profiles address the key features that are unique to a country but necessary for foreign businesses to understand when looking to sell within that country's borders.
These schools have passed a rigorous curriculum review to receive AAFA’s endorsement.
AAFA has forged Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with strategic partners around the world to collaborate on reducing trade barriers, sharing best practices, and promoting innovation on behalf of our members.
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Nov. 7, 2019 08:30 AM
AAFA heads back to Hong Kong to convene industry leaders taking on complex and fast-paced demands of an industry in transition.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Hong Kong
Nov. 19, 2019 10:00 AM
On November 19, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2019 10:00 AM
The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.
Nov. 21, 2019 10:00 AM
The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.
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Before the government implements changes to various compliance processes, agencies often solicit comments, offering industry opportunities to provide feedback on the impact of proposed rule or process changes. AAFA provides comments on behalf of the industry. We also encourage you to submit comments directly. Here is where we share the requests for comments by agency and by deadline.
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Oct. 24, 2019 02:00 PM
This webinar will cover how to use the MTB and China exclusion process to avoid tariffs and help lessen the impact to your company.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.