The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) represents the fashion industry: textile and apparel brands, retailers, importers, and wholesalers based in the United States and doing business globally. Founded in 1989 as the United States Association of Importers of Textiles & Apparel with the goal of eliminating the global apparel quota system, USFIA now works to eliminate the tariff and non-tariff barriers that impede the industry’s ability to trade freely and create economic opportunities in the United States and abroad.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., USFIA is the most respected voice for the fashion industry in front of the U.S. government as well as international governments and stakeholders. With constant, two-way communication, USFIA staff and counsel serve as the eyes and ears of our members in Washington and around the world, enabling them to stay ahead of the regulatory challenges of today and tomorrow. Through our publications, educational events, and networking opportunities, USFIA also connects with key stakeholders across the value chain including U.S. and international service providers, suppliers, and industry groups.
USFIA's Premier Partner
We are pleased to announce the USFIA Premier Partner for 2018: PwC. For the fourth year in a row, PwC will help us deliver timely, critical information to global brands and retailers as well as develop innovative educational and networking events to advance the industry's goals. Click here to read more about the partnership and our activities.
USFIA's Additional Partners
The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) has two additional major partners for 2018: Sustainability Partner BSI and Customs Broker Partner GEODIS. Click here to read more about these partners and our activities.
Fashion Industry Event Calendar
05.07.2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
RMI Multi-Stakeholder Call
- GSP Reinstated Through 2020; CBP to Host Trade Symposium in Atlanta in August
- just-style: US clothing sector welcomes Trump U-turn on TPP
- Update on the Trump Administration 301 Case; Treasury Declines to Name China Currency Manipulator, But Trump Does in Tweet
- 160 Companies Send Letter to NAFTA Negotiators
- USFIA Joins 100+ Trade Groups on Letter on 301 Tariffs
- What's New with Customs from ACE to Z
- Trump Calls for $100 Billion in Additional Tariffs on China, Few Details Known; CBP Shares Video on Import Process
- Update on NAFTA
- Customs Overview for April 2018
- Trump Administration Releases 301 Retaliation List; No Apparel or Footwear on the List
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By Leonie Barrie
USFIA President Julia K. Hughes participated in just-style's annual roundup of views on the outlook for the industry. Click here to read the entire article on the just-style website.