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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Sep. 17, 2020

AAFA Testifies During Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Forced Labor in Xinjiang

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar testified today as part of the House Ways and Means, Trade subcommittee hearing on “Enforcing the Ban on Imports Produced by Forced Labor in Xinjiang.”

Sep. 17, 2020

AAFA Testifies Before House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Xinjiang

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar’s testimony (as prepared for delivery) at the September 17, 2020 House Ways and Means Committee Trade Subcommittee hearing on “Enforcing the Ban on Imports Produced by Forced Labor in Xinjiang.”

Sep. 17, 2020

AAFA Testifies During Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Forced Labor in Xinjiang

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar testified today as part of the House Ways and Means, Trade subcommittee hearing on “Enforcing the Ban on Imports Produced by Forced Labor in Xinjiang.”

Sep. 14, 2020

AAFA Comments on FTC Made in USA Proposed Rule

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule for Made in USA that is very similar to the standard that has existed for years, using the “all or virtually all” U.S.-made content requirement to use the Made in USA label. AAFA outlines in this comment t

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. NEW! Support tariff relief in coordination with COVID-19 stimulus efforts.

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Tools & Research

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COVID-19 What to Consider and What’s Being Done

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.

AAFA Affiliate Schools

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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Sep. 18, 2020 12:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 21

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

9/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Sep. 22, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 50

Weekly member-only calls on the coronavirus and how it impacts your business

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

9/22/2020 1:00:00 PM

Sep. 24, 2020 12:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 22

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

9/24/2020 12:00:00 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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Sep. 29, 2020 10:00 AM

Virtual Series: Fall Footwear E-Learning Episode 1

Join episode 1 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

9/29/2020 10:00:00 AM

Oct. 5, 2020 10:00 AM

Virtual Series: Fall Footwear E-Learning Episode 2

Join episode 2 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

10/5/2020 10:00:00 AM

Oct. 12, 2020 10:00 AM

Virtual Series: Fall Footwear E-Learning Episode 3

Join episode 3 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!

TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

10/12/2020 10:00:00 AM

Oct. 19, 2020 10:00 AM

Virtual Series: Fall Footwear E-Learning Episode 4

Join episode 4 of our new virtual series as we discuss footwear issues in a 4 episode e-learning series!

TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

10/19/2020 10:00:00 AM