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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Jul. 20, 2018

AAFA CEO Comments on President's Proposal to Add Tariffs to all Imports from China

American Apparel & Footwear Association President and CEO Rick Helfenbein provided the following comment, following President Trump’s statement that he is prepared to impose new punitive tariffs on all $500 billion of U.S. imports from China:

Jul. 20, 2018

AAFA CEO Comments on President's Proposal to Add Tariffs to all Imports from China

American Apparel & Footwear Association President and CEO Rick Helfenbein provided the following comment, following President Trump’s statement that he is prepared to impose new punitive tariffs on all $500 billion of U.S. imports from China:

Jul. 17, 2018

AAFA Submits Written Comments At GSP Hearing

AAFA submitted written comments supporting retention of Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) eligibility for India, Indonesia, and Thailand.

Jul. 10, 2018

Apparel and Footwear Group CEO Reacts to Trump Administration Escalation of Trade Dispute with China

President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association, indicated that the American consumer is being targeted by the Trump administration’s decision to escalate tensions by identifying an additional $200 billion worth of U.S. imports from

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. 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)!

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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

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

Events

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July 26, 2018 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee July 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

7/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 5, 2018 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

9/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Sep. 20, 2018 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee September Conference 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

9/20/2018 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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