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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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

January 13, 2022

This weeks spotlight is on Virginia Thompson of Thomson Reuters. As chair of AAEI’s Nominating Committee, Virginia guides the Association’s leadership development effort. That includes finding new co-chairs for AAEI’s substantive committees and candidates for the governance committees, such as the Board of Governors. Virginia’s work, along with the other members of the Nominating Committee, …

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Trade Champion

January 11, 2022

AAEI is launching a new feature, recognition of its Trade Champions, your fellow AAEI members whose careers in international trade have had significant impact on the development of trade policy and practice. AAEI’s first Trade Champion is Lee Sandler, of Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg. Lee began his career as a senior trial attorney in the …

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Weekly Trade Roundup

January 6, 2022

This week: Textiles 2022 Trade Priorities; Conference Speakers; Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Update; 2022 HTSUS Modifications; and more. AAEI’s Textiles Committee Collecting 2022 Trade Priorities AAEI leaders currently are working on AAEI’s 2022 legislative and regulatory priorities. They’re seeking member input on Textiles, Apparel and Footwear issues for the coming year. Forced Labor? Section …

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