What can the World Cup teach us about international trade? It turns out plenty. There is a popular narrative circulating in the halls of Washington about how the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) — the trade agreement that the United States is negotiating with 11 Pacific...
June 20, 2016: President Barack Obama made a plug on Monday for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal to a group of 2,400 investors looking at locating business in the United States, saying the deal would help boost the global economy....
June 20, 2016: The giant Panama Canal expansion opens June 26 amid much fanfare and one of the worst shipping industry slumps ever. While it won’t do anything to help the dire state of the industry near-term, the changes are critical to Western trade in the long run.
June 13, 2016: Change in the fashion world is constant as consumer's tastes continually shift. For today's brand manufacturers, these ceaseless changes aren't simply confined to the runways.
On June 21, Madagascar became the 83rd World Trade Organization (WTO) member country to ratify the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). The AAFA-supported agreement will reduce trade barriers and eliminate border transaction...
Professional California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) litigants — the Consumer Advocacy Group, MultiCraft Imports, Anthony Ferreiro, Susan Davia, Sara Hammond, and John Moore — issued new "60-day" notices in the past few weeks...
On June 20, AAFA joined over 100 business organizations in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson. The letter urges DHS to explain the strong risk-based targeting...
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