World Customs Chief to be Featured at AAEI Conference

May 6, 2021

World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, will serve as a keynote at AAEI’s 100th Anniversary Conference and Expo. The World Customs Organization (WCO), established in 1952 as the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC) is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations. Today, the WCO …

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Trade Expertise

May 4, 2021

AAEI is the only professionally staffed organization which monitors and comments on the major legislative and regulatory issues relating to the import and export of merchandise. No other voice in Washington commands more attention and respect from policymakers because of AAEI’s longevity and technical expertise. Under the AAEI banner, businesses make their positions known in …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

A Message from AAEI’s Chair

January 5, 2021

As Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), I’m writing to inform you that after 16 years of faithful service to the association, Marianne Rowden will be completing her tenure as President and CEO effective March 31, 2021 to pursue new opportunities… …[Marianne] has been an unparalleled …

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2021 Trade Priorities

March 10, 2021

AAEI releases its 2021 Trade Priorities – Back to Basics highlighting the important issues that the 117th Congress and the Biden Administration need to address in order to reassert U.S. leadership by embracing “first principles” of multilateral trade liberalization.   2021 Trade Priorities – Back to Basics (Congress) 2021 Trade Priorities – Back to Basics …

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President Trump Signs USMCA

January 30, 2020

President Trump signed the USMCA trade agreement, a deal reached among the United States, Mexico and Canada, at a White House ceremony on the South Lawn. The USMCA replaces NAFTA, although the deal still needs formal approval by Canada. AAEI and many of its member companies joined the call to action in the long push …

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