Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Apr. 06, 2018
The American Apparel & Footwear Association’s President and CEO Rick Helfenbein released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announcement.
Apr. 13, 2018
An industry coalition working hard to eliminate forced labor is seeking clarifications to achieve better compliance with new North Korean sanctions legislation (CAATSA).
Apr. 12, 2018
More than 150 companies from the U.S., Mexican, and Canadian textile, apparel, and retail industries wrote to the three NAFTA trade ministers.
Apr. 11, 2018
AAFA joined with more than 100 other associations to express concerns on tariff policy with respect to China.
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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. Oppose potential new tariffs on U.S. imports from China, or send a letter asking Congress to protect the hundreds of thousands of jobs tied to the
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)!
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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.
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Apr. 24, 2018 05:00 PM
Innovation continues to reinvent the industry. Experts will talk about how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Apr. 24, 2018 10:00 AM
On April 24, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
Apr. 30, 2018 06:00 PM
Join AAFA in Savannah, GA for the GCC Spring 2018 Meeting.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Savannah, GA
May 15, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months
LOCATION: Conference Call
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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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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.