U.S. Fashion Industry Association Joins with Egyptian Ministry of Trade on Educational Webinar; October 11th webinar will discuss duty-free sourcing from Qualifying Industrial Zones (QIZs) in Egypt
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C. – The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) is joining with the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry to host a timely webinar on October 11, 2017, covering strategic, duty-free sourcing under the Egypt Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZs).
Under certain conditions, goods produced in Qualifying Industrial Zones (QIZs) can directly access U.S. markets without tariffs. In the webinar, attendees will hear from Dr. Ashraf El Rabiey, Head of the QIZ Unit in the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry, as well as the CEOs of four Egyptian exporters, about available business opportunities, how to take advantage of duty-free opportunities, and social compliance efforts in Egypt's four QIZs.
This free webinar is intended for sourcing executives but open to all interested industry stakeholders and press. Click here to register.
About the United States Fashion Industry Association
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.