Trade, Logistics, & Manufacturing

AAFA advocates for clearly defined and transparent trade, logistics, customs, and manufacturing policies that benefit our industry while raising awareness of our industry’s impactful contributions to the American and global economy.

Tools & Resources

FEATURED

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

Service Providers: Supplier Connection Hub

The Supplier Connection Hub houses pre-recorded Solution Sessions, case studies, white papers, and more as developed by AAFA supplier members.

CSR Guidance: Safe Factory Operations post COVID-19

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

Sourcing in New Countries

AAFA’s member-only Sourcing Profiles equip members with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions when considering new regions and new countries.

MOU 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.

Selling in New Countries

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 Education Foundation Schools

Students from these schools are eligible to compete for scholarships under AAFA’s contributions to the Fashion Scholarship Fund

Events

AAFA Executive Summit, Washington DC, March 6-8, 2024
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Mar. 6, 2024 08:30 AM

AAFA Board of Directors Meeting March 2024

The Board of Directors Meeting will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 6, 2024

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: In-Person Event

LOCATION: Washington, DC

3/6/2024 8:30:00 AM

Mar. 12, 2024 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee Monthly Call

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/12/2024 3:00:00 PM

Mar. 13, 2024 12:00 PM

Brand Protection Council Monthly Call

Join us for monthly Brand Protection Council calls to discuss the latest brand protection, counterfeit, and intellectual property rights issues.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/13/2024 12:00:00 PM

Mar. 21, 2024 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Bi-Weekly Call

Bi-Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

3/21/2024 12:00:00 PM

Apr. 4, 2024 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Bi-Weekly Call

Bi-Weekly AAFA Social Responsibility Committee call to discuss the latest CSR issues facing the industry

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

4/4/2024 12:00:00 PM

Apr. 9, 2024 10:00 AM

Trade Policy Committee April 2024 Meeting

Discuss pending trade and regulatory matters critical for the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Washington, DC

4/9/2024 10:00:00 AM

Legislative Action Center

Access pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing supply chain issues for our industry today. Letters include urging Congress to pass the GSP “Refund-Only Bill” and retroactively renew both the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Programs. Let us help you contact Congress!

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News

FEATURED

Feb. 08, 2024

Global Coalition Aligns Around Safeguarding Red Sea Commerce

AAFA, IAF, and more than 100 additional signatories from all corners of the globe send letter for global support in protecting commerce via the Red Sea.

Feb. 26, 2024

AAFA Joins 2024 Global Statement on WTO Moratorium

AAFA joined 209 global associations in a letter asking WTO members to support the continuation of the Moratorium on Customs Duties on Electronic Transmissions at the WTO’s Thirteenth Ministerial Conference (MC13).

Feb. 21, 2024

AAFA Submits Comments to USTR on Possible Further Extension of Certain Exclusions

AAFA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative urging the current Section 301 tariff exclusions continue and a new exclusions process be created.

Feb. 08, 2024

Global Coalition Aligns Around Safeguarding Red Sea Commerce

AAFA, IAF, and more than 100 additional signatories from all corners of the globe send letter for global support in protecting commerce via the Red Sea.

Learning Center

AAFA offers its recorded events, webinars, and lunch and learn programs on-demand for your convenience. Covering a range of innovative concepts and successful business practices, these recordings provide intelligence and action items to help your business succeed.

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Webinars

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