Trade, Logistics, & Manufacturing

AAFA advocates for clearly defined and transparent trade, logistics, customs, and manufacturing policies that benefit our industry while raising awareness of our industry’s impactful contributions to the American and global economy.

Tools & Resources

FEATURED

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

Sourcing in New Countries

AAFA’s member-only Sourcing Profiles equip members with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions when considering new regions and new countries.

MOU Partners

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.

Selling in New Countries

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.

AAFA Education Foundation Schools

Students from these schools are eligible to compete for scholarships under AAFA’s contributions to the Fashion Scholarship Fund

Events

Traceablity and Sustainability Conference, The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, July 23-24
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June 27, 2024 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Bi-Weekly Call

Bi-Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/27/2024 12:00:00 PM

July 9, 2024 11:00 AM

Brand Protection Council Monthly Call

Join us for monthly Brand Protection Council calls to discuss the latest brand protection, counterfeit, and intellectual property rights issues.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

7/9/2024 11:00:00 AM

July 9, 2024 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee Monthly Call

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

7/9/2024 3:00:00 PM

July 10, 2024 11:00 AM

AAFA Monthly Member-Only Shipping Roundtable

Learn and discuss the latest transportation and logistics issues affecting the industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

7/10/2024 11:00:00 AM

July 11, 2024 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Bi-Weekly Call

Bi-Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

7/11/2024 12:00:00 PM

July 23, 2024 07:30 AM

Social Responsibility Committee July 2024 Meeting

The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Dearborn, MI

7/23/2024 7:30:00 AM

Legislative Action Center

Access pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today. Letters include urging Congress to retroactively renew both the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Programs. Let us help you contact Congress!

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News

FEATURED

May. 14, 2024

Apparel and Footwear Industry Reacts to Report That Will Only Lead to Greater Inflation

AAFA responds to the long-awaited release the results of the four-year review of the China Section 301 tariffs by USTR.

Jun. 10, 2024

AAFA Comments on the FTC Care Labeling Rule to Allow Digital Labels

AAFA submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on allowing digital labeling in the rule governing Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel and Certain Piece Goods.

May. 30, 2024

AAFA Submits CBP Comments on Copyrights and Trademarks

On behalf of its member companies, AAFA provided comments to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regarding feedback to the agency’s current information collection activities as it relates to copyrights and trademarks.

May. 27, 2024

AAFA & NCTO Request PPE Clarification for RI H 7356A

AAFA and NCTO sent a letter requesting the Rhode Island clarify an amendment exempting military personal protective equipment from PFAS restrictions.

Learning Center

AAFA offers its recorded events, webinars, and lunch and learn programs on-demand for your convenience. Covering a range of innovative concepts and successful business practices, these recordings provide intelligence and action items to help your business succeed.

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Webinars

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