Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Sep. 17, 2018
Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA, questions President Trump’s decision to move forward with a 10% tariff on approximately $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from China.
Nov. 02, 2018
AAFA requested an opportunity to comment at the U.S. International Trade Commission's November 2018 hearing on the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement.
Oct. 30, 2018
AAFA submitted comments in response to a request by the USTR detailing industry concerns with tariff and non-tariff trade barriers.
Oct. 23, 2018
Representatives from major apparel and footwear brands met on October 19 with senior Cambodian government officials to discuss the current state of worker rights, and opportunities for enhanced collaboration.
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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.
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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Dec. 11, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Dec. 19, 2018
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
Jan. 15, 2019 03:00 PM
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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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