Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Jul. 23, 2020
As an industry representing thousands of brands and retailers, ensuring that forced labor does not exist in our supply chains is a key priority.
Jul. 28, 2020
AAFA urged Congress to approve legislation that would extend the exclusions from punitive China tariffs for certain apparel, footwear, and travel goods.
Jul. 27, 2020
AAFA sent a letter to the California Transportation Commission in support of the Port of Long Beach's East Basin Rail Gateway Expansion: Fourth Track at Ocean Project
Jul. 26, 2020
AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative urging the removal of apparel and footwear products from the retaliation list and requesting no additional apparel and footwear products be added.
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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. NEW! Support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus efforts.
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The AAFA team is dedicated to providing you with timely coronavirus (COVID-19) resources to help protect your teams, your consumers, and your supply chains.
These schools have fulfilled the criteria to qualify as AAFA Affiliate Schools.
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 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.
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Aug. 25, 2020 01:00 PM
Join us August 25 - 27 from 1:00 - 3:30 PM ET, each day for this virtual program!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
Sep. 3, 2020 12:00 PM
Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry
Sep. 8, 2020 01:00 PM
Weekly member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business
LOCATION: Conference Call
Sep. 8, 2020 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
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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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Aug. 17, 2020 11:00 AM
Learn how the new U.S. government sanctions on XPCC over the Uyghur/Xinjiang issue can impact you and your company
Sep. 28, 2020 10:00 AM
Join episode 1 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!
Oct. 5, 2020 10:00 AM
Join episode 2 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!
Oct. 12, 2020 10:00 AM
Join episode 3 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!
TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain
Oct. 19, 2020 10:00 AM
Join episode 4 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.