FDRA

We applaud the Senate for passing the bipartisan Customs reauthorization bill today. This legislation will help facilitate international trade for U.S. footwear companies and modernize U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). Strengthening trade enforcement through the bill is important to gaining congressional support for approving...

2015 import numbers have just been released from the U.S. government. U.S. footwear imports finished 2015 in impressive form, rising to the highest December dollar and volume totals on record. “Our analysis of 2015 footwear import data shows the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has grown...

“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...