EU TEXTILE INDUSTRY FACING DIFFICULT ACCESS TO DYESTUFFS
Among the most crucial issues raised during Euratex General Assembly held on June 4th 2014, special attention was paid to the growth of dyestuffs prices. Alberto Paccanelli, President of EURATEX, stressed forcefully that “the EU high-quality weavers and finishers are facing an unwarranted and difficult crisis due to unacceptable price-hikes in the dyestuffs market, which impacts the overall competitiveness of this important link of our value chain.” He added “I solemnly call on the buyers further down the supply chain to accept to pass through prices increases to maintain the competitiveness of the European textile industry source of high-quality, high-fashion and highly sustainable products. It is a matter of solidarity as the situation is quickly deteriorating.”…….
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