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AAFA urges swift Congressional approval of USMCA

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AAFA urges swift Congressional approval of USMCA
Urging US Congress to approve the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) soon, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) recently called on the US Administration to quickly and seamlessly implement it. “USMCA provides the stability and predictability that we need for our companies to invest in the region as we grow our footprint,” said AAFA president Rick Helfenbein.

“To meet the needs of today’s retail environment, apparel and footwear companies need to have a diverse supply chain that can meet consumer expectations,” AAFA Chairman Tom Glaser said in a statement.

The North American region is a key part of this matrix and the USMCA will be an important part of its future, he said.

AAFA has long supported the USMCA negotiations, calling for the resulting agreement to be trilateral with Mexico and Canada, to not harm to the industry’s supply chains, and to be seamlessly implemented. AAFA is an active member of the USMCA coalition. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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