Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Aug. 15, 2019
AAFA shares analysis showing 77% of all apparel, footwear, and home textile products imported to the U.S. from China will be hit with the tariffs September 1.
Aug. 13, 2019
AAFA President and CEO issues statement in response to the U.S. Trade Representative’s announcement regarding Tranche 4 tariffs.
Aug. 01, 2019
The apparel and footwear industry expressed its deep frustration following the announcement by President Donald J. Trump that he will direct his administration to impose a punitive 10% tariff on a list of $300 billion worth of U.S. imports from 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.
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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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Sep. 26, 2019 09:30 AM
Global issues are on the rise. Meet us in Lawrence, MA to discuss footwear issues that are essential for safety and compliance.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
Sep. 4, 2019 11:00 AM
AAFA off-the-record discussion on Uighur issue in China’s northwest Xinjiang Province
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Sep. 10, 2019 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
Sep. 12, 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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