Trade

Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.

News

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Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Dec. 10, 2019

AAFA Welcomes Progress on USMCA and Emphasizes Need for Seamless Transition from NAFTA

AAFA welcomes the announcement that the House of Representatives will move forward with a vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Dec. 06, 2019

AAFA Opposes Customs Proposal to Reclassify Women’s Blouses

AAFA submitted comments opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed reclassification of women’s shirts.

Nov. 15, 2019

AAFA Opposes Customs Proposal to Reclassify Fashion Footwear

AAFA submitted comments opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed revocation of rulings on certain fashion footwear.

Legislative Action Center

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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Tools & Research

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Country Profiles

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.

Endorsed Schools and Universities

These schools have passed a rigorous curriculum review to receive AAFA’s endorsement.

Country Profiles

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.

Strategic 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.

Events

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Dec. 12, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee December Conference Call 2019

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

12/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Jan. 14, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee January Conference Call 2020

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

1/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

Feb. 4, 2020 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Meeting 2020

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/4/2020 8:00:00 AM

Request for Comments

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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Webinars

H T M Lgrid Tiles

Dec. 12, 2019 02:00 PM

Briefing: Effectively Addressing CTPAT–The SCAN Association

Learn how SCAN can help firm’s address CTPTA compliance

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

12/12/2019 2:00:00 PM