Brussels, Belgium – Exports of technical textiles1 outside the EU-28 once again increased year-on-year. This sector is a pillar of textile exports outside the EU with a 38% share in 2016. This growth translated into almost €10 bn of exports, an increase of +2.4% in value. With 20% of technical textile purchases from the EU-28, […]Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – The EU28 textile and clothing industry is one of the major industries in the EU. With 1.7 million workers, it generated a total turnover of 171 billion € in 2016. European textile and clothing companies are globally leading, regarding technical textiles, sophisticated high-quality yarns and fibres, as well as high-end apparel goods.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – On Thursday 8 June 2017, about 100 delegates attended the EURATEX General Assembly conference on Circular Economy in textile & apparel manufacturing. Four committed companies and Mr Grzegorz Radziejewski from the cabinet of the Commission Vice President Katainen discussed the opportunities, but also the challenges for the sector.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – 2016 has been a good year for the European textile & clothing (T&C) industry with a turnover of €171 billion and more than €4 billion of investment. Thanks to a revival in EU activity, the 177.700 T&C companies still employ more than 1.7 million workers.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – The report analyses the 2016 EU external trade for the textile and clothing sector as well as the main EU suppliers and customers, evaluates the weight of regions and sectors in total EU trade and includes detailed tables and graphs for the 33 main EU trade partners.Read More →
Bruxelles, Belgium – On 26th April, Commissioner Mr. Mimica intervened at a Rana Plaza commemoration event and presented the working document Sustainable garment value chain through EU development action which outlines the European Union response for more sustainable textile and clothing value chain within development policy.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – eBIZ 4.0 is launched to digitally integrate at least 100 European companies in their business network across Europe by combining the benefits of the eBIZ digital language with RFID and NFC technologies.Read More →
Euratex Position Paper on the Commission’s Proposal To Change Anti-Dumping & Anti-Subsidy Legislation.
Brussels, Belgium – Euratex welcomes the reflection process carried out by the Commission over the last months to address the needs of the European industry and to tackle unfair trade practices.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – EURATEX welcomes Mr. Klaus Huneke as its President taking the office in January 2017 for a two-year term. Mr. Huneke, succeeding Sege Piolat who headed EURATEX during the last two years, pointed out: “Serge Piolat achieved impressive results in strengthening the voice of the European textile and clothing industry.Read More →
Launch of the ART CHERIE Project to Exploit the Fashion Cultural Heritage for the Improvement of EU Fashion Designers.
Brussels, Belgium – On December 15th, 2016, five project partners will be hosted by EURATEX in Brussels, Belgium, to launch the newly ERASMUS+ KA2 project ART CHERIE (Achieving and Retrieving Creativity through European Fashion Cultural Heritage Inspiration).Read More →