Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Sep. 23, 2021
AAFA sends letter to Katherine Tai - USTR requesting relief from the Section 301 tariffs that are remnants of the Trump administration’s trade war and that are directly threatening the survival of thousands of businesses.
AAFA sent a letter to Ambassador Tai urging immediate relief from the Section 301 tariffs to help American businesses survive the shipping crisis..
AAFA welcomes Senate confirmation of Sarah Bianchi as a Deputy USTR. Bianchi will work closely with the apparel and footwear industry, with portfolios covering Asia, Africa, Investment, Services, Textiles, and Industrial Competitiveness.
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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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Nov. 3, 2021 01:00 PM
This program delivers business solutions, resources, and initiatives to keep to people and the environment safe through supply chain transparency.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
TYPE: Virtual Event
Sep. 30, 2021 12:00 PM
Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Oct. 7, 2021 12:00 PM
Oct. 13, 2021 09:00 AM
The Board of Directors meeting will take place in New York on October 13
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: New York, NY
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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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Oct. 14, 2021 02:00 PM
This webinar will focus on the key technologies retailers are investing in, and why inventory accuracy enabled by RFID is critical enabler to these in
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An engaging three-day event you won't want to miss.