Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Mar. 04, 2019
AAFA has long supported the USMCA negotiations, calling for the resulting agreement to be trilateral with Mexico and Canada, to not harm to the industry’s supply chains, and to be seamlessly implemented.
Apr. 22, 2019
AAFA joined a multi association letter to President Trump outlining priorities for a China trade deal.
Apr. 15, 2019
AAFA submitted comments to the USITC on the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process.
AAFA testified before the USITC on the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process.
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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. 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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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.
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Apr. 30, 2019 05:00 PM
Industry experts will share how to leverage technology and carry your supply chain into the future.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Washington, DC
Apr. 26, 2019 11:00 AM
AAFA/U.S. Government Conference Call on Ethiopia
LOCATION: Conference Call
Apr. 30, 2019 10:00 AM
On April 30, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.
May 14, 2019 06:00 PM
Join AAFA in Virginia Beach, VA for the GCC Spring 2019 Meeting.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Virginia Beach, VA
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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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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
Apr. 25, 2019 04:00 PM
Implementing the Commitment to Responsible Recruitment in your supply chain.
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.