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.

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

Global Supply Chain and Trade Conference, June 4-5, Portland, OR
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May 29, 2024 08:00 AM

AAFA Sacramento Lobby Day

AAFA Members discuss CA policy issues with legislators.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Sacramento, CA

5/29/2024 8:00:00 AM

May 30, 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

5/30/2024 12:00:00 PM

June 3, 2024 11:00 AM

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

6/3/2024 11:00:00 AM

June 11, 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

6/11/2024 3:00:00 PM

June 12, 2024 11:00 AM

AAFA Monthly Member-Only Shipping Roundtable

Learn and discuss the latest transportation and logistics issues affecting the industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

6/12/2024 11:00:00 AM

June 13, 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

6/13/2024 12:00:00 PM

Legislative Action Center

Access pre-prepared letters and e-mails to send your legislators on the most pressing trade issues for our industry today. Letters include urging Congress to 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

May. 14, 2024

Apparel and Footwear Industry Reacts to Report That Will Only Lead to Greater Inflation

AAFA responds to the long-awaited release the results of the four-year review of the China Section 301 tariffs by USTR.

May. 22, 2024

AAFA Recommends Science-Based, Regulatory Process for PFAS in Defense Contracting

AAFA joined with nearly 20 other trade association to urge Members of Congress to oppose measures in the annual defense policy bill that would circumvent scienced-based principles involvement in PFAS procurement.

May. 14, 2024

Apparel and Footwear Industry Reacts to Report That Will Only Lead to Greater Inflation

AAFA responds to the long-awaited release the results of the four-year review of the China Section 301 tariffs by USTR.

May. 02, 2024

AAFA Testifies at USTR Hearing on Supply Chain Resilience

AAFA testified before an Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) hearing on ways to improve supply chain resilience.

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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