Committee Updates

August 1, 2022

Must be an AAEI member to attend Committee meetings. Aerospace & Defense Aerospace & Defense Industry members work to streamline their entry processes through AAEI outreach to with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Defense Department and the State Department. Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 1:00 PM ET Border Interagency Each month, the …

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AAEI Announces CBP Event on Forced Labor

May 19, 2022

AAEI members have an opportunity to learn more about Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) implementation and the future of forced labor enforcement. The UFPLA’s rebuttable presumption goes into effect on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. AAEI announced that is has scheduled a meeting for members with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials for an …

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AAEI Information Briefing – State Department Special Representative

April 6, 2022

The State Department’s new Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, Dilawar Syed, is seeking the perspective of the private sector and key economic development actors on how the Department and broader-USG can better assist American companies in competing and winning overseas. Join us on April 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT as Special Representative …

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Working Together for Trade

December 15, 2021

AAEI committees respond to specific global trade concerns, bringing needed information to members and members’ views to the attention of key policy makers and administrators. Members’ common concerns and potential areas of difficulty are addressed through the committee framework. Our substantive committees include: Focuses on the importing and exporting of textiles, apparel and footwear. Gains:  …

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AAEI Comments on Draft Customs Modernization Bill

December 1, 2021

AAEI sent comments to Sen. Bill Cassidy, (R) LA, on the draft of his proposed bill to modernize U.S. customs law.  AAEI notes that the current draft bill does not address trade facilitation. “We believe this discussion draft seems to be a departure from the mutual collaboration that the recent generation of traders have come …

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