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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Aug. 15, 2019

AAFA Sets Record Straight Regarding Tariffs This Holiday

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. 15, 2019

AAFA Sets Record Straight Regarding Tariffs This Holiday

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 Welcomes Temporary Delay in Some Tariffs Blasts Imposition of Others

AAFA President and CEO issues statement in response to the U.S. Trade Representative’s announcement regarding Tranche 4 tariffs.

Aug. 01, 2019

Apparel and Footwear Industry Decries Decision to Move Forward With Unnecessary Tax

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

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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Sep. 4, 2019 11:00 AM

AAFA Member-Only Conference Call on China Uighur Issue

AAFA off-the-record discussion on Uighur issue in China’s northwest Xinjiang Province

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Sep. 10, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee September Conference Call

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

9/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 12, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee September 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

9/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

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

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