FDRA praises the passage of TPA legislation in the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways & Means Committee
Apr 24, 2015 - FDRA News
“We applaud both committees for passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation with a strong, bipartisan vote. TPA is critical to finalizing and passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement that will greatly benefit American consumers and footwear companies. Our industry paid almost $2.7 billion in duties in 2014 -- $450 million from TPP countries alone -- and this agreement has the potential to save American consumers and footwear companies hundreds of millions a year in costs...."