2018 Annual Conference Succeeds

June 19, 2018

The 97th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo was held in Baltimore, Maryland, June 6-8, 2018, under the theme, Inflection Point: The Future of Trade Policy, Technology and Globalization. The theme reflected the uncertain atmosphere of trade policy despite the gathering speed of trade practice and trade technology.  Trade compliance professionals face significant uncertainty stemming from current U.S. …

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State of the Association

December 20, 2017

AAEI’s State of the Association written by AAEI President and CEO Marianne Rowden is now available. The annual report describes the work of AAEI and outlines the Association’s progress on advocating for members on Capitol Hill, at government agencies and in federal court.  The State of the Association covers: AAEI Push on U.S. Trade Legislation AAEI Review …

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New: FDA Import Requirements and Best Practices

January 12, 2016

AAEI is offering free downloads of its recent update to the manual, FDA Import Requirements and Best Practices for Drugs and Medical Devices. A cross-functional team from branded and generic pharmaceutical and medical device companies prepared this manual in order to assist the US importer of FDA regulated merchandise. Compliance to the FDA’s import regulations …

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Visit AAEI Marketplace

January 8, 2015

The AAEI Marketplace is now open. You can purchase hard copies of AAEI publications, including the newly updated FDA Import Requirements and Best Practices for Drugs and Medical Devices and the December 2015 State of the Association message. The 2014 AAEI Benchmarking Survey is also available as a hard copy publication. It designed to discover trending …

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Executive Order Mandates Completion of ITDS

July 10, 2014

President Obama signed an Executive Order mandating the completion of the International Trade Data System by the end of 2016. ITDS is a digital portal would allow businesses to submit forms and data through a “single window.” Importers and exporters expect to see major improvements in the way they move goods through global trade resulting …

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