Full Text of TPP Released

November 9, 2015

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and it under a 90 day review in Congress. AAEI’s substantive committees also are busy examining the trade deal’s details. The TPP’s provisions would allow importers and exporters to do business with lower costs and have …

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Use Smartphone to Show TPA Support

May 8, 2015

A new smartphone app developed by the Trade Benefits America coalition is now available for voters to contact their Congressional representatives in support of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (S. 995 – the Trade Promotion Authority or “Fast Track” bill). Senate Majority Leader McConnell has set a vote on the bill for …

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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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Do You Use ACE?

August 17, 2014

AAEI launched a new survey on the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for all users of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) digital system designed to facilitate legitimate trade while enhancing border security. The survey is open to members and non-members in an effort to measure the trade community’s transition to ACE. The survey will remain …

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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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