AAEI Leaders Approve 2022 Trade Priorities

March 2, 2022

AAEI’s Board of Governors approved the Association’s 2022 trade priorities, with a focus on improved engagement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Partner Government Agencies (PGAs). The list of 2022 priorities involve some of the most ambitious goals AAEI has ever pursued. They include:  Customs and Trade Modernization Export Modernization Forced Labor Enforcement …

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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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AAEI and GSA to Develop Charter on Solving Global Port Congestion

October 21, 2021

AAEI and its counterparts in Asia and Europe who comprise the Global Shippers Alliance (GSA) are developing a charter to address the global issue of port congestion. At a recent meeting, the GSA outlined three key common port challenges: the lack of shippers’ rights; the need to address labor shortages and capacity at ports; and …

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

A New Direction

April 19, 2021

Eugene Laney takes charge of AAEI as President and CEO of the American Association of Exporters and Importers beginning in April 2021. With Laney’s arrival, AAEI marks its 100th Anniversary by setting course in a new direction. “We are at a point in time where we can reimagine global trade for the next century with …

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