Below, you’ll find recent media coverage of USFIA and our policy advocacy work, as well as resources for press.

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Just-Style: Testimony Takeaways - How New China Tariffs Could Hit U.S. Apparel Trade

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02 July 2019
By Leonie Barrie  The fear of the imminent rise in new tariffs on virtually all U.S. imports from China – including textiles, apparel and footwear – seems...

Trade War Truce Follows Trump-Xi G-20 Meeting

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02 July 2019
By Beth Wright  Hundreds of company and industry representatives have been testifying, including and the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA)...

Just-Style: The Next Step in Responsible Sourcing

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02 July 2019
By Beth Wright  Before her testimony against the proposed Section 301 tariffs – which would include all clothing and footwear – Julia Hughes, president of the...

Why its time to share your views on trade

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24 June 2019
Ahead of her testimony against the proposed Section 301 tariffs on all imports from China – which would include all clothing and footwear – Julia...

USFIA to Testify Today Against Section 301 Tariffs on Clothing, Home Textiles and Footwear

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24 June 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. Fashion Industry Association joins hundreds of American companies who are speaking out...

Will Trump's Tariffs Affect Luxury Fashion?

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04 June 2019
By Sadie Bargeron In 2018, the Fashion Benchmarking Study of 2018 reported that China accounted for 11-30% of companies’ total sourcing value in the...

Exclusion of Turkey and India from GSP Could Bring New Sourcing Problems

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31 May 2019
By Dorothy Crouch  “For a lot of the brands and retailers, they are sourcing GSP products of all kinds,” said Julie Hughes, president of the...