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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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Jun. 15, 2021

Biden Urged to Act on Shipping Crisis to Protect U.S. Economy

Apparel, footwear, and retail business leaders concerned that inaction will drastically limit store inventory, hampering back-to-school and holiday shopping.

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June 15, 2021

AAFA Urges Congress to Pass Bill to Fix Trucker Shortage

AAFA joined dozens of organization in urging Congress to pass the DRIVE Safe Act, which would address the current trucker shortage gripping the country by safely expanding the pool of drivers available.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

6/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

June 15, 2021

AAFA Urges President Biden to Address the Shipping Crisis

AAFA urges President Biden to take immediate steps to end the shipping crisis to protect the U.S. economy, the U.S. apparel and footwear industry, our 4 million American workers, and others harmed by the ripple effects.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

6/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

June 15, 2021

Biden Urged to Act on Shipping Crisis to Protect U.S. Economy

Apparel, footwear, and retail business leaders concerned that inaction will drastically limit store inventory, hampering back-to-school and holiday shopping.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

6/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

June 15, 2021

Apparel and Footwear Industry Welcomes Suspension of Retaliatory Tariffs

AAFA welcomes USTR announcement to end a dispute over aircraft subsidies, effectively suspending retaliatory tariffs on clothes, shoes, and fashion accessories.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

6/15/2021 12:00:00 AM

June 10, 2021

AAFA Joins in Call to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs Unrelated to Transatlantic Trade

AAFA joins 112 U.S. and EU Organizations urging the EU and U.S. to lift retaliatory tariffs on products unrelated to transatlantic trade disputes.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

6/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

June 9, 2021

AAFA Urges Biden to End Section 232 Steel/Aluminum Tariffs

AAFA joined dozens of other organizations to urge President Biden to end the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Letters and Comments

6/9/2021 12:00:00 AM