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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Oct. 11, 2020

AAFA Reiterates Importance of CBTPA as President Extends Program to 2030

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar welcomed the signing of the "Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act" by President Trump this weekend.

Oct. 15, 2020

AAFA/Others Express Concerns on Uyghur Legislation

AAFA joined with a wide swath of the business community in sending a letter to Senators expressing concerns regarding two House-passed bills – the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (H.R. 6210) and the Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act (H.R. 6270).

Oct. 11, 2020

AAFA Reiterates Importance of CBTPA as President Extends Program to 2030

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar welcomed the signing of the "Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act" by President Trump this weekend.

Oct. 07, 2020

Multi-Association Response to New York Times Report on DLA Contract Awards

Associations voice concern by New York Times report indicating that certain medical gown awardees who received multi-million dollar contracts may not have the proper capabilities and proficiencies.

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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Oct. 29, 2020 12:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 27

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

10/29/2020 12:00:00 PM

Nov. 5, 2020 12:00 PM

AAFA Weekly Social Responsibility Committee Call 28

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

11/5/2020 12:00:00 PM

Nov. 10, 2020 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 56

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

11/10/2020 1:00:00 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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Nov. 9, 2020 09:00 PM

Virtual: Social Responsibility - A Look Inside Indonesia

Join the American Apparel & Footwear Association, AAFA, and WRAP as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online, Virtual Event

11/9/2020 9:00:00 PM

Nov. 10, 2020 10:00 PM

Virtual: Social Responsibility - A Look Inside Bangladesh

Join the American Apparel and Footwear Association, AAFA, and WRAP as we discuss the current social compliance landscape and regulatory mandates.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online, Virtual Event

11/10/2020 10:00:00 PM

Nov. 12, 2020 02:00 PM

Webinar: What the Election Results Mean for Your Business

Join AAFA for a detailed analysis of the November 3 election and its impact on the apparel and footwear industry.

Members Only

TOPICS: Trade, Supply Chain, Brand Protection

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

11/12/2020 2:00:00 PM

Dec. 2, 2020 08:00 PM

Virtual Event: Executive Think Tank 2020

Always held in Hong Kong, this program will take place virtually at a convenient time for our friends in Asia.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, Brand Protection

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

12/2/2020 8:00:00 PM