AAEI Calls for Restarting Trade Talks with China, Cutting Tariffs

August 9, 2021

AAEI co-signed an industry letter calling on the Biden Administration to restart trade negotiations with China, cut tariffs and improve the tariff exclusion process at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The letter was signed by more than 30 business groups and covered by major news publications. USTR says it currently is reviewing …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

July 6, 2022

AAEI is spotlighting members who are helping lead the Association on key issues, initiatives and projects. This week, the spotlight is on Kevin “KAM” McGrail of Dito. KAM is Dito’s Cloud Fellow, responsible for bridging technology, engineering, sales, and leadership for customer success. Attendees of AAEI’s 101st Annual Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale last …

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MEMBER OF THE WEEK

November 8, 2021

This week’s spotlight is on Cindy Allen of FedEx. Cindy is co-chair of AAEI’s International Policy Committee (IPC) and has appeared as a panelist at numerous AAEI annual conferences representing both the private and the public sectors. Cindy is a former Executive Director of the ACE Business Office at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and …

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Weekly Trade Roundup

January 6, 2022

This week: Textiles 2022 Trade Priorities; Conference Speakers; Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Update; 2022 HTSUS Modifications; and more. AAEI’s Textiles Committee Collecting 2022 Trade Priorities AAEI leaders currently are working on AAEI’s 2022 legislative and regulatory priorities. They’re seeking member input on Textiles, Apparel and Footwear issues for the coming year. Forced Labor? Section …

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America COMPETES Act of 2022 Passes House

February 4, 2022

The House of Representatives passed legislation that would help make the U.S. more competitive with China and support domestic semiconductor manufacturing and research. The America COMPETES Act of 2022 (H.R. 4521) also includes several trade issues and trade bills including: • Ways and Means Committee, Trade Committee Chair Blumenauer’s de minimis bill• Language that calls …

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