Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
May. 17, 2018
Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA, released a statement condemning the request of the National Council of Textile Organizations for the Trump Administration to impose a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports of apparel from China.
May. 16, 2018
AAFA testified on the Administration's proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China.
May. 11, 2018
AAFA joined with 16 other trade associations representing the soft goods industry to comment on U.S. proposals to impose tariffs on China.
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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. Oppose potential new tariffs on U.S. imports from China, or send a letter asking Congress to protect the hundreds of thousands of jobs tied to the
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)!
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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.
These schools have passed a rigorous curriculum review to receive AAFA’s endorsement.
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July 19, 2018 08:00 AM
Committee will visit congress to meet with lawmakers and their staff to press for action on key issues and to educate them on policies that can suppor
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Washington, DC
June 14, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
June 27, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months
July 26, 2018 03:00 PM
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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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June 13, 2018 02:00 PM
Learn how the next generation of automation can be used within the trade compliance space.
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