Through advocacy, AAFA strives to open U.S. and foreign markets, while assisting AAFA members in understanding and navigating complex trade rules.
Dec. 02, 2018
President and CEO Rick Helfenbein said that AAFA is encouraged by the news of a 90-day cease fire in the U.S.-China trade war – following the meeting between President Trump and President Xi.
Jan. 23, 2019
AAFA joined a multi association letter to the Administration urging the removal of steel and aluminum tariffs currently imposed on Mexico and Canada.
Jan. 15, 2019
AAFA submitted comments to the Administration regarding a potential U.S./UK Trade Agreement.
Jan. 09, 2019
AAFA joined a multi association letter to the 116th Congress outlining concerns over tariffs on U.S. imports from 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.
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.
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Feb. 12, 2019 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
Mar. 13, 2019 08:00 AM
The Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Visit will take place prior to the start of the Executive Summit on March 13
TYPE: In-Person Event
LOCATION: National Harbor, MD
Mar. 13, 2019 01:00 PM
Join us for presentations and conversations with inspirational business leaders and policy makers at the Executive Summit!
TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection
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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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Feb. 12, 2019 01:30 PM
AAFA Health & Safety Guidance for Workers in Denim Finishing
Feb. 20, 2019 02:00 PM
As trade tensions between the world's two largest economies continue to escalate, importers in the U.S. must consider supply chain adjustments tha
TOPICS: Trade, Trade
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