Press Releases

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) occasionally sends press releases about our activities and events. Below, you’ll find a list of recent press releases. For all media inquiries or to get on our press distribution list, contact Vice President of Communications Samantha Sault at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 202-419-0474.

TPP Apparel Coalition Applauds Signing of the TPP 02/03/16
Fashion Industry & U.S. Government to Discuss Critical Trade & Customs Issues in New York City on November 4, 2015 10/07/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Recognizes Conclusion of TPP Negotiations, Remains Hopeful Agreement Will Benefit Fashion Industry 10/05/15
BCI and USFIA Collaborate to Promote Responsible Cotton Sourcing 09/01/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Applauds Senate Passage of Trade Preferences Bill 06/25/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Applauds Passage of TPA by Senate 06/24/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Association Releases Second Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study 06/18/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Applauds Bipartisan Support for TPA; Urges Lawmakers to Find Agreement on TAA 06/12/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Applauds Passage of TPA by Senate 05/23/15
U.S. & African Fashion & Retail Companies Call for Immediate Renewal of AGOA 05/18/15
USFIA & FTA Say TTIP a Win-Win Deal 04/21/15
U.S. Fashion Industry Applauds Introduction of TPA 04/16/15
United States Fashion Industry Association Announces Officers for 2015 03/17/15
TPP Apparel and Retail Associations Press Negotiators for Commercially Meaningful Provisions for Apparel 11/14/14
One-Year Review of Bangladesh Alliance Finds Significant Achievements; Challenges Lie Ahead 09/18/14
U.S. Fashion Industry Association Announces Webinar Series on Critical Topics for Managers; Topics Include Cyber Risk, Global E-Commerce, & Employment Law 08/28/14
U.S. Fashion Industry Association Joins U.S. & African Companies in Call for Immediate Renewal of AGOA 08/13/14
USFIA Calls for Immediate Renewal of AGOA 07/31/14
USFIA Releases First-Ever Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study; Findings Show Industry Executives Optimistic, Though Wary of Increasing Costs 06/11/14
USFIA Statement on Rana Plaza Anniversary 04/24/14
Announcement: KPMG Is USFIA's Premier Partner for 2014 02/06/14
United States Fashion Industry Association Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan TPA Legislation, Urges Swift Passage 01/09/14
FTA & USA-ITA Welcome EU Mandate to Begin U.S.-EU Trade Negotiations 06/19/13
International Labor & Employment Law Expert to Testify before Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Worker Safety in Bangladesh 06/06/13
USA-ITA Statement on Next Steps in Bangladesh 05/20/13
Brands and Retailers Seek Transparency and Continued Collaboration with Bangladesh Government in Safer Factories Initiative 05/17/13
North American Brands and Retailers Announce New Initiative to Strengthen Commitment to Safer Factories in Bangladesh 05/15/13
USA-ITA Statement on Bangladesh Apparel Sector 05/13/13
Leading Trade Groups Announce Second Annual "Imports Work" Week to Take Place May 6-10, 2013 04/10/13
USA-ITA & AISA to Host 24th Annual Conference for Textile & Apparel Importers on January 9th 12/20/12
USA-ITA Statement on the November 2012 Factory Fire in Bangladesh 11/30/12
USA-ITA & AISA to Host 24th Annual Conference for Textile & Apparel Importers; Confirmed Speakers Include Officials from U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Consumer Products Safety Commission 10/23/12
USA-ITA to Participate in Western Hemisphere Sourcing Events at MAGIC; Seminars Will Feature U.S. Department of Commerce, USA-ITA Leadership, & Suppliers 08/15/12
USA-ITA Applauds Renewal of AGOA Third-Country Fabric Provision; Legislation Also Enacts Critical Technical Fixes to CAFTA-DR 08/02/12
USA-ITA & SAFSA to Host Seminar on Sourcing in Southeast Asia on June 19th 06/14/12
USA-ITA Applauds Bipartisan Senate Letter Calling for Flexible Rule of Origin for Apparel in TPP Agreement 05/01/12
APSS CAFTA-DR Forum to Showcase Industry Expertise 04/25/12
USA-ITA to Host Apparel Importer Seminar on February 16th in San Francisco 02/07/12
USA-ITA Files Statement with House Ways & Means Committee for December 14th Hearing on Trans-Pacific Partnership 12/14/11
USA-ITA and AISA to Host 23rd Annual Conference for Textile and Apparel Importers 10/31/11
USA-ITA Joins U.S. Government Officials at the Sourcing in the Americas Summit During MAGIC 08/19/11
Sourcing in the Americas Summit to Promote Business in Western Hemisphere 04/26/11
USA-ITA Board of Directors Elects New Chairman, Officers 03/17/11
USA-ITA Press Release on China Currency Concerns 03/23/10
Apparel Importers Urge Meaningful, Not Symbolic, Pakistan-Afghan Border Program 03/26/09
Apparel Importers Laud McDermott Bill to Harmonize, Simplify & Expand Preferences 11/29/99

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