American Apparel and Footwear Association

Hong Kong Summit

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Join us October 28 and 29 for our Hong Kong Summit! Registration is now open.

 
Nashville Traceability Workshop

see you in Nashville?

AAFA's 4th Annual Traceability Conference: Mapping Your Supply Chain – An AAFA Traceability Workshop is coming up in “Music City” July 21st.

 
What Do We Wear

what do we wear?

U.S. name brands we wear everyday face many business decisions when delivering the fashions American consumers have come to expect. Learn more about what we wear beyond just clothes and shoes.

 
we wear readiness

we wear readiness

Each year, the U.S. military spends more than $2 billion on uniforms, camouflage, gear, and combat footwear for U.S. servicemen and women. The U.S. textile, apparel, and footwear industry dresses them.

 
Webinar Learning Center

webinar learning center

Explore AAFA's newest education resource, where video recordings and other materials from past webinars are conveniently archived.

 
tool & resources

we wear intelligence

AAFA provides our members with unparalleled business support. Everyday we deliver actionable intelligence, help members forge practical solutions, and create tools that manage costs and mitigate risks.

 
 
 
 

legislative action

Now is the time to contact congress to tell them how trade benefits you. Click here to send an email to your elected representatives urging action on trade.

in the spotlight

The GSP Update Act recognizes most travel goods from being eligible for duty-benefits under GSP.  Learn more about GSP Update Bill>

events

Jul
8
Chemical Management Made Easy: Learn About the AAFA, VPEPxchange System
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July 08, 2015

Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET

AAFA/TEXbase VPEP Webinar
 
Jul
9
The New Trade Laws: What They Mean For Your Business and How To Use Them
Online
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July 09, 2015
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Time:01:00 PM - 02:00 PM ET
Location: Online


Please join AAFA for a members-only webinar.
 
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blog

How the Congressional Trade Agenda Helps Americans Save Money
6/10/2015 | By: GR Team
Nobody likes to pay hidden taxes. But that’s exactly what happens every day when Americans buy clothes and shoes. Fortunately, Congress is now debating...
 
AGOA on the Verge
6/4/2015 | By: GR Team
Congress is on the verge of putting U.S./Africa trade relations on the most secure footing it has seen in years.
 

news

AAFA COMMENDS FINAL PASSAGE OF TRADE PREFERENCES BILL; SAYS IT WILL IMMEDIATELY BENEFIT INDUSTRY
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, which has long advocated for the renewal of expired and expiring trade measures, welcomed today’s House vote...
 
AAFA APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF TRADE PREFERENCES; URGES HOUSE TO APPROVE THE MEASURE QUICKLY
The American Apparel & Footwear Association today applauded the Senate for passing the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. The measure passed without...
 

we wear our mission

Representing more than 1,000 world famous name brands, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the trusted public policy and political voice of the apparel and footwear industry, its management and shareholders, its four million U.S. workers, and its contribution of $361 billion in annual U.S. retail sales.

AAFA stands at the forefront as a leader of positive change for the apparel and footwear industry.  With integrity and purpose, AAFA delivers a unified voice on key legislative and regulatory issues.  AAFA enables a collaborative forum to promote best practices and innovation.  AAFA’s comprehensive work ensures the continued success and growth of the apparel and footwear industry, its suppliers, and its customers. Learn more about AAFA's mission >

 
 

 

 

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