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. 23, 2019

AAFA Condemns No Strategy Tariff Policy

AAFA issued the following statement after today’s tweet by President Donald Trump that he would increase tariffs on $250 billion to 30% and the remaining $300 billion at 15%.

Sep. 04, 2019

AAFA Leadership Announcement

AAFA President and CEO Rick Helfenbein to step down at the end of the year. AAFA veteran Stephen Lamar laces up to lead the organization effective January 1, 2020.

Aug. 23, 2019

AAFA Condemns No Strategy Tariff Policy

AAFA issued the following statement after today’s tweet by President Donald Trump that he would increase tariffs on $250 billion to 30% and the remaining $300 billion at 15%.

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.

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. 23, 2019 05:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting Fall 2019

The Executive Committee and Board of Directors will meet at PVH Headquarters in New York, NY

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: New York, NY

9/23/2019 5:00:00 PM

Oct. 7, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee October 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

10/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Nov. 19, 2019 10:00 AM

Government Relations November Committee Meeting

On November 19, we will meet to discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Washington, DC

11/19/2019 10:00:00 AM

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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