Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Jun. 17, 2019
Today, 138 companies – and more than 190 executives and designers – sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump opposing the use of tariffs in the trade dispute with China.
AAFA submitted comments, opposing the Administration's proposal to impose tariffs on all imports of apparel, footwear, and many other fashion related items from China.
AAFA signed on to a multi-association letter supporting additional funding for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
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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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Aug. 7, 2019 08:00 AM
This program delivers business solutions, resources, and initiatives to keep to people and the environment safe through supply chain transparency.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
June 27, 2019 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
July 9, 2019 03:00 PM
Aug. 13, 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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June 27, 2019 11:00 AM
AAFA/FLA Briefing: Methodology consultation on the KnowTheChain apparel & footwear benchmark
July 2, 2019 12:00 PM
Join us to explore the new tariff exclusion process and what kind of savings and refunds this might mean for you.
TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.