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As the voice of the apparel and footwear industry, we work tirelessly to showcase and protect the important jobs we create in the U.S. and around the world. Learn what’s going on in the industry by keeping up with our news and advocacy efforts.

Browse our most recent press releases, letters, and comments.

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Apr. 30, 2020

Fashion Industry Sends Recommendations to Congress to Smooth Transition Out of COVID-19 Crisis

Today three associations representing the fashion, apparel, footwear, and travel goods industry sent a letter to Congress with recommendations for future stimulus measures to help American businesses as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 21, 2020

AAFA Joins Letter Calling for Fixes to the Paycheck Protection Program

AAFA signed onto a letter with more than 130 other organizations calling for fixes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

May 20, 2020

AAFA Submits Comments to CBP and Treasury on Duty Deferral Program

AAFA submitted comments to Customs and Border Protection and the Treasury Department requesting an extension and modification of the duty deferral program.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

May 7, 2020

AAFA Joins Letter Urging Tax Deductibility for COVID-19 Related Small Business Relief

AAFA signed onto a letter with more than 150 other organizations supporting efforts to ensure that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relief is not subject to income tax.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

May 7, 2020

AAFA Sends Letter to President of El Salvador Urging the Reopening of PPE Factories

AAFA sent a letter to President Bukele urging the reopening of factories producing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

May 7, 2020

AAFA Sends Letter to President Urging Immediate Suspension of Tariffs on PPE Products

AAFA sent a letter to President Trump urging the immediate suspension on tariffs on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

May 4, 2020

AAFA Joins Coalition Letter to Congress Urging the Extension of Eligibility for the PPP

AAFA joined a coalition letter to Congress urging the extension of eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM