Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Jul. 25, 2018
AAFA president and CEO Rick Helfenbein applauded the announcement that the U.S. and EU will hold talks to “work toward zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers and zero subsidies,” as announced by President Donald Trump.
Aug. 20, 2018
AAFA testified during the first panel of the China Section 301 tariff hearings
Aug. 08, 2018
AAFA joined a letter with more than 80 other trade associations offering comments on the China 301 tariff product exclusion process.
Jul. 27, 2018
AAFA requested an opportunity to comment on the third tranche of the Administration's proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China for the August 2018 hearings.
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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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Oct. 24, 2018 08:30 AM
AAFA returns to Hong Kong to convene industry leaders taking on complex and fast-paced demands of an industry in transition.
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Brand Protection, Trade
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: Hong Kong
Sep. 5, 2018 03:00 PM
Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.
TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade
LOCATION: Conference Call
Sep. 20, 2018 03:00 PM
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade
Sep. 27, 2018 09:30 AM
Global issues are on the rise. Meet us in Lawrence, MA to discuss footwear issues that are essential for safety and compliance.
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
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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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