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: How Uncle Sam is raising your footwear and apparel costs

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26 July 2021
Op-ed by Julia Hughes & Matt Priest published by Just-Style on July 23, 2021. As footwear and apparel costs in the US rise faster than they have...

Just-Style: Rising costs a major concern for US apparel industry says USFIA

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19 July 2021
Original article available from Just-Style here. A new United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) report has revealed rising costs are a top...

USFIA Joins More than 30 U.S. Trade Associations Asking the Biden Administration to End Trump Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

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09 June 2021
Tariffs
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, in a letter to President Biden USFIA joined 32 other U.S. trade associations representing a wide range of sectors--from...

Join USFIA at Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami

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19 May 2021
Join USFIA President Julia Hughes next week as she discusses Washington Trade Policy Perspectives. The virtual session will be at 1:00 PM ET on...

JOINT STATEMENT FROM AAFA, FDRA, NRF, RILA, USFIA IN SUPPORT OF GLOBAL APPROACH TO PROTECT CITIZENS IN XINJIANG

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22 March 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 22, 2021 – The American Apparel & Footwear Association, Footwear Distributors of America, National...

Media Alert: USFIA Testifies Before the Senate Finance Committee on the Fight Against Forced Labor

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18 March 2021
Forced Labor
Media Alert: USFIA Testifies Before the Senate Finance Committee on the Fight Against Forced Labor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – This...

Don't Miss: Inside U.S. Trade in a Biden Administration at Sourcing at MAGIC

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09 March 2021
  Join Washington insiders, David Spooner, partner at Barnes & Thornburg, and Julia Hughes, president of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association at...