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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Jan. 16, 2020

Apparel and Footwear Industry Applauds Passage of USMCA in Senate and Encourages Seamless Transition

AAFA hailed the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the Senate today, and encouraged President Donald J. Trump to sign the bill into law and implement the agreement quickly.

Jan. 24, 2020

AAFA Welcomes Administration Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of Counterfeits

AAFA welcomes the release of the report Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by the Trump administration.

Jan. 22, 2020

AAFA Joins with 22 Brands and Organizations Calling for Improved Labor Rights in Cambodia

AAFA joined with 22 other brands and organizations in sending a letter to the Cambodian Prime Minister urging immediate actions to improve labor rights in Cambodia.

Jan. 16, 2020

Apparel and Footwear Industry Applauds Passage of USMCA in Senate and Encourages Seamless Transition

AAFA hailed the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the Senate today, and encouraged President Donald J. Trump to sign the bill into law and implement the agreement quickly.

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.

AAFA Affiliate School

These schools have fulfilled the criteria to qualify as AAFA Affiliate Schools.

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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Feb. 4, 2020 08:00 AM

Social Responsibility Committee Meeting 2020

The Committee discusses CSR issues and develops tools, policies, and best practices to help companies address those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/4/2020 8:00:00 AM

Feb. 4, 2020 12:30 PM

Environmental Committee Meeting 2020

The Committee discusses sustainability issues facing the industry and develops innovative solutions to meet those challenges.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Long Beach, CA

2/4/2020 12:30:00 PM

Feb. 18, 2020 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee February Conference Call 2020

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

2/18/2020 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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Mar. 12, 2020 02:00 PM

Webinar: Digital Transformation for Supply Chain Agility

Join guest speaker Inna Zubashko, from PVH and hear her discuss how a successful and complex business is tackling supply chain agility.

TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

3/12/2020 2:00:00 PM