The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) is pleased to present the

Washington Trade

Join USFIA for this annual event that analyzes the key issues and politics affecting the fashion industry. The Biden Administration is still in the early days and we have lots of questions about what will be the policy on China, when will the trade wars be over, and what impact will economic policy have on consumer demand

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What to Expect

Topics Covered Include:

  • Key Issues in Trade Policy, Politics & Customs
  • Trade Policy Agenda for the Biden Administration
  • Trade and Sourcing Trends for 2021: Results of the Fashion Industry Benchmarking Survey
  • PwC Insights on the Tax and Trade Impact of Digital Service Taxes
  • Update from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria
  • Reflections on the Last 20 Years in the Fashion Industry

Featured Speakers Include:

  • Leonie Barrie, Editor, Just-Style
  • Bill Jackson, Assistant USTR for Textiles, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • John Leonard, Acting Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade
  • Sheng Lu, Associate Professor at the University of Delaware Department of Fashion & Apparel Studies
  • Scott McCandless, Partner in PwC’s Washington Tax Practice
  • John Pellegrini, USFIA Customs Counsel
  • Maytee Pereira, Senior Managing Director, Customs and International Trade Co-Leader
  • Avedis Seferian, President & CEO, WRAP
  • David Spooner, USFIA Washington Counsel and Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP