2019 Western Regional Conference and Border Tour

August 23, 2019

AAEI and the Foreign Trade Association hosted the 2019 AAEI and FTA Western Regional Conference in San Diego, CA, September 25-26, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. In case you missed it, details of the event were are included in the event flyer. AAEI and the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) also hosted a …

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AAEI Joins USMCA Coalition

March 4, 2019

AAEI has joined the USMCA Coalition, a group of more than 250 businesses and associations united in support of passage of the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  The new agreement still contains many of the benefits of the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Improvements to the original include modernized customs rules, and ways to address …

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Sec. Wilbur Ross Unable to Deliver Keynote at AAEI Annual Conference

July 10, 2019

U.S. Commerce Secretary Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. was called by President Trump to attend the G20 Summit in Japan in June, the same week the Commerce Secretary was scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 98th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo in Washington, DC. Secretary Ross is the principal voice of business in …

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Data Shows Trump Tariffs Cost U.S. Businesses $Billions

February 14, 2019

U.S. businesses paid an additional $2.7 billion in tariffs in November 2018. That’s what the Tariffs Hurt the Heartland coalition determined after examining the latest data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The coalition, which includes Americans for Free Trade, says the numbers are proof that the “many billions of dollars pouring into our treasury” …

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Registration Closed for #AAEI2019 Conference

July 11, 2019

Registration is closed for the 98th Annual AAEI Conference & Expo, which was held in Washington, DC June 26-28, 2019. The featured keynote speakers were Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert B. Kaplan and CBP Executive Assistant Commissioner Brenda B. Smith. AAEI’s conference theme was, Trade in a Shifting World. Everyone involved in trade is challenged …

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