Trade, Logistics, & Manufacturing

AAFA advocates for clearly defined and transparent trade, logistics, customs, and manufacturing policies that benefit our industry while raising awareness of our industry’s impactful contributions to the American and global economy.

Tools & Resources

FEATURED

AAFA/WRAP Guidance for the Safe Factory Operations

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

Ukraine Dashboard

This resource provides regular updates as AAFA members look for options to support the people affected by the tragedy in Ukraine.

Supplier Resource Hub

The Supplier Resource Hub houses case studies, white papers, special articles, and more as developed by AAFA supplier members.

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/WRAP Guidance for the Safe Factory Operations

This document provides guidance to factories on how to safely resume operations post COVID-19.

AAFA Sourcing Profiles

AAFA’s member-only Sourcing Profiles equip members with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions when considering new regions and new countries.

MOU 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

Virtual Footwear Workshop, Oct 19, 2022, 1 pm
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Aug. 16, 2022 03:00 PM

Trade Policy Committee August Conference Call 2022

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

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

8/16/2022 3:00:00 PM

Aug. 22, 2022 11:00 AM

AAFA Member-Only Briefing on Sri Lanka

AAFA Member-Only Briefing on Sri Lanka from USAID

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

8/22/2022 11:00:00 AM

Aug. 23, 2022 10:00 AM

AAFA Member-Only Briefing on Myanmar

Please join AAFA for a member briefing on the current state of play in Myanmar

Members Only

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Conference Call

8/23/2022 10:00:00 AM

Aug. 25, 2022 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly 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

8/25/2022 12:00:00 PM

Aug. 30, 2022 11:00 AM

Briefing: USPTO’s China IP Legislation and Case Law Update

Join us for a USPTO member-only Briefing on China IP Issues.

Members Only

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade

TYPE: Committee

LOCATION: Online

8/30/2022 11:00:00 AM

Sep. 1, 2022 12:00 PM

Social Responsibility Committee Weekly Call 29

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

9/1/2022 12:00:00 PM

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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News

FEATURED

Jun. 13, 2022

Apparel and Footwear Industry Welcomes Vital Reforms to Rectify Shipping Misconduct

AAFA praised House passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA) in the House today. Today’s action clears it for signature into law by President Biden.

Jul. 21, 2022

AAFA Testifies Before ITC Regarding Impact of Section 232 and 301 Tariffs

AAFA President and CEO Steve Lamar testimony, delivered before U.S. ITC on the economic Impact of Section 232 and 301 tariffs on U.S. industries.

Jul. 18, 2022

AAFA Submits Comments to Defense Department Study on Contracting Finance

AAFA Submitted Comments for a Defense Department Study Outlining Concerns Regarding the Health of the Domestic Manufacturing Industrial Base.

Jul. 18, 2022

AAFA Submitted Comments on Maine Law 1503

AAFA submitted comments on Maine Law 1503 - An Act to Stop Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Pollution Concept Draft, highlighting several issues with the rulemaking process.

Learning Center

AAFA offers its recorded events, webinars, and lunch and learn programs on-demand for your convenience. Covering a range of innovative concepts and successful business practices, these recordings provide intelligence and action items to help your business succeed.

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Webinars

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