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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Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

May. 21, 2020

AAFA Joins Letter Calling for Fixes to the Paycheck Protection Program

AAFA signed onto a letter with more than 130 other organizations calling for fixes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

May. 20, 2020

AAFA Submits Comments to CBP and Treasury on Duty Deferral Program

AAFA submitted comments to Customs and Border Protection and the Treasury Department requesting an extension and modification of the duty deferral program.

May. 07, 2020

AAFA Sends Letter to President Urging Immediate Suspension of Tariffs on PPE Products

AAFA sent a letter to President Trump urging the immediate suspension on tariffs on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products.

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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May 26, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 34

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

5/26/2020 1:00:00 PM

May 29, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 35

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

5/29/2020 1:00:00 PM

May 29, 2020 02:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 9

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

5/29/2020 2:00:00 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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June 11, 2020 02:00 PM

Webinar: The Markets, Economy, and Impact of COVID-19

Please join us for a special update from the UBS Chief Investment Office outlining different scenarios to consider and a discussion on what the post-C

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

6/11/2020 2:00:00 PM