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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Jan. 13, 2021

AAFA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA Statement on Ban of all Cotton from XUAR

Joint statement from AAFA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA on today’s blanket Withhold Release Order impacting all cotton and cotton products from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

Jan. 14, 2021

AAFA Welcomes Notorious Markets Report by USTR

AAFA praised today’s release of the 2020 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).

Jan. 13, 2021

AAFA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA Statement on Ban of all Cotton from XUAR

Joint statement from AAFA, NRF, RILA, and USFIA on today’s blanket Withhold Release Order impacting all cotton and cotton products from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

Jan. 07, 2021

AAFA Submits Post-Hearing Comments to USTR on Vietnam's Currency Valuation

AAFA provided post-hearing comments to the U.S. Trade Representative regarding its Section 301 investigation on Vietnam’s acts, policies, and practices related to currency valuation.

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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Jan. 19, 2021 01:00 PM

AAFA Coronavirus Call 60

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

1/19/2021 1:00:00 PM

Jan. 21, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 3

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

1/21/2021 12:00:00 PM

Jan. 28, 2021 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 4

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

1/28/2021 12:00:00 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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Feb. 4, 2021 04:00 PM

Webinar: Emerging M&A Trends in the Fashion and Apparel Industry

Hear from RSM and MMG what is hot in M&A, examining emerging trends from all sides.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Webinar

LOCATION: Online

2/4/2021 4:00:00 PM