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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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Jul. 23, 2020

Joint Association Statement on Supply Chains and Xinjiang

As an industry representing thousands of brands and retailers, ensuring that forced labor does not exist in our supply chains is a key priority.

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July 28, 2020

AAFA Urges U.S. Government to Extend China Tariff Exclusions

AAFA urged Congress to approve legislation that would extend the exclusions from punitive China tariffs for certain apparel, footwear, and travel goods.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

July 27, 2020

AAFA Supports Port of Long Beach Rail Expansion Project

AAFA sent a letter to the California Transportation Commission in support of the Port of Long Beach's East Basin Rail Gateway Expansion: Fourth Track at Ocean Project

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

July 23, 2020

AAFA Sends Letter to Congress on Recommendations for Next COVID Relief Bill

AAFA sent a letter to congressional leadership today with recommendations for the next COVID relief bill.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

July 23, 2020

Joint Association Statement on Supply Chains and Xinjiang

As an industry representing thousands of brands and retailers, ensuring that forced labor does not exist in our supply chains is a key priority.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

July 22, 2020

Consumers at Risk from Fraudulent Advertising on Internet and Social Networking Platforms

AAFA and the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) issue report detailing the growing incidence of fraudulent advertising and counterfeits on popular social networking platforms.

TOPICS: Brand Protection, Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

July 10, 2020

Apparel and Footwear Industry Calls for Consistent, National Face Mask Guidelines

AAFA today requested that the administration institute federal facemask guidelines to assist retail stores as the country continues efforts to safely reopen.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM