Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Dec. 02, 2018
President and CEO Rick Helfenbein said that AAFA is encouraged by the news of a 90-day cease fire in the U.S.-China trade war – following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi.
Feb. 12, 2019
AAFA submitted comments and a request to testify to the U.S. International Trade Commission in connection with its hearing on the potential U.S./U.K. Trade Agreement.
Feb. 07, 2019
AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in preparation for the annual Special 301 intellectual property rights (IPR) report.
AAFA joined dozens of other trade associations in urging Congress to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
VIEW ALL NEWS
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)!
VIEW KEY ISSUES
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.
VIEW ALL TOOLS & RESEARCH
VIEW ALL COMMITTEES
Mar. 13, 2019 01:00 PM
Join us for presentations and conversations with inspirational business leaders and policy makers at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: National Harbor, MD
Mar. 13, 2019 08:00 AM
The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 13
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
Mar. 19, 2019 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
LOCATION: Conference Call
Mar. 28, 2019 03:00 PM
VIEW ALL EVENTS
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.
VIEW ALL REQUESTS
Apr. 24, 2019 02:00 PM
Prashant will talk about how PLM streamlined product development to improve visibility and decision making, reduced data errors and improved accuracy
VIEW ALL WEBINARS
An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.