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Dec. 11, 2017

AAFA Announces American Image Awards Honorees For 2018 Gala

AAFA announces four industry leaders to be honored at the 2018 AAFA American Image Awards, taking place on April 16 at the historic 583 Park Avenue in New York City.

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Dec. 11, 2017

AAFA Announces American Image Awards Honorees For 2018 Gala

AAFA announces four industry leaders to be honored at the 2018 AAFA American Image Awards, taking place on April 16 at the historic 583 Park Avenue in New York City.

TOPICS: AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 8, 2017

AAFA Joins Multi-Association Letter in Support of Global Trading System at WTO Ministerial

AAFA sent a joint multi-association, international letter to trade ministers in advance of the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 8, 2017

AAFA Urges FMC to Establish Rules to Prevent Unfair Charges

AAFA submitted comments urging the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to establish rules governing unfair demurrage/detention fees impacting AAFA members.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 8, 2017

Leading brands and trade associations call on Myanmar to respect rights

Leading garment brands and trade associations from Europe and the U.S. have called on the Myanmar government to respect the rights of the ethnic minority population of Rakhine State or risk further eroding business and investor confidence.

TOPICS: Supply Chain, Trade, AAFA News

TYPE: Press Releases

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dec. 6, 2017

AAFA Urges Congress to Approve Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Before Year End

AAFA joined over 200 companies and organizations in urging Congress to approve the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) this year.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nov. 20, 2017

AAFA Submits Comments To Senate Finance Committee On NAFTA Modernization

AAFA submitted comments to the Senate Finance Committee for a field hearing on NAFTA modernization.

TOPICS: Trade

TYPE: Letters and Comments

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM