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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May. 13, 2019

AAFA Deems New Tariffs Catastrophic for the U.S. Economy

The American Apparel & Footwear Association is severely disappointed by the Trump administration’s decision to propose further tariffs on approximately $300 billion worth of U.S. imports from China today.

May. 15, 2019

AAFA Testifies in Opposition to New Tariffs on Imports from the EU

AAFA oppose the imposition of tariffs on fashion products for an unrelated dispute involving aircraft subsidies.

May. 13, 2019

AAFA Deems New Tariffs Catastrophic for the U.S. Economy

The American Apparel & Footwear Association is severely disappointed by the Trump administration’s decision to propose further tariffs on approximately $300 billion worth of U.S. imports from China today.

May. 05, 2019

Apparel and Footwear Industry Condemns Latest Tariff Escalation

The American Apparel & Footwear Association strongly condemns the announcement that the Trump administration plans to increase tariffs on U.S. imports from China, as referenced by the President via Twitter earlier today.

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. 

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Tools & Research

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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.

Endorsed Schools and Universities

These schools have passed a rigorous curriculum review to receive AAFA’s endorsement.

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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June 4, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee June Conference Call

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

June 27, 2019 03:00 PM

Legwear Committee June Conference Call 2019

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

July 9, 2019 03:00 PM

Government Relations Committee July Conference Call

Review the issues of the day and discuss Committee plans over the coming months.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

7/9/2019 3:00:00 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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