European Textile and Clothing Sector consolidates satisfactory evolution in 2018
Technical Textiles continue their steady rise in the share of total EU textile production
The European industry and global leading fashion organisations begin the reshaping of the textile and apparel sector.
Simultaneously, a call for cooperation and new partnerships is launched from Frankfurt and Copenhagen, world’s leading meeting points for textile manufacturing and fashion.
The ART-CHERIE project addressing the topic of digitalization in the Textile and Clothing sector
Brussels, 24 April 2019 – The final conference of the Erasmus + ART-CHERIE project was hosted by EURATEX on the 24th of April during the European Technology Platform (ETP) conference entitled “Circular, bio-based, digital – the keys to Europe’s textile future”.
The event was held to showcase the results of the project, as well as the views of those involved, creating an opportunity to establish a dialogue that may prolong after the end of the project.
Achieving and Retrieving Creativity through European fashion Cultural Heritage Inspiration - known as the ART-CHERIE project -...
EURATEX contribution to the EU-US call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities
EURATEX, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation, welcomes the EU-US trade negotiations on industrial goods. EURATEX represents the entire value chain of the European Textile and Clothing sector, from yarns to ready-made garments’ producers. EURATEX' member federations represent in the EU some 171,072 companies, mostly SMEs, with a turnover of €178 billion, employing 1.7 million workers. The EU is the world’s second biggest exporter of textiles and clothing with 22% and 25% of world sales respectively in 2018. In 2018, extra-EU exports of textile and clothing products reached €50...
EU and UK business: No deal Brexit is a no-win outcome that must be avoided
With less than 20 days left until Brexit, European businesses are calling for a no deal Brexit to be averted immediately to avoid major disruption of supply chains across all industries and to protect jobs.
The undersigned organizations reiterate that a no-deal Brexit will have disastrous consequences for businesses and citizens on both sides of the Channel.
EU and UK companies have benefited from over 40 years of economic integration and 25 years of the Single Market. As a result, value chains have become so closely intertwined that a no-deal Brexit will lead to...
EURATEX Bulletin n°4/2018 reveals impact of BREXIT on the European Textile & Clothing sector and offers a forecast for 2019
THE PUBLICATION ALSO INCLUDES EU CONSOLIDATED CHANGES, TRADE ESTIMATES, AND BASIC STRUCTURAL DATA (PRODUCTION INDEX, PRODUCTION PRICES, TURNOVER, INVESTMENTS, HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION, RETAIL TRADE AND CONSUMER PRICES)
19 DECEMBER 2018 - The very positive 2017 EU economic evolution, benefiting the upstream part of the value chain with a robust growth of textiles and man-made fibres production and good export performances in the manufacturing industry, materialized into a strong turnover evolution during 2017. Though the global economy continues to perform well overall, the outlook in 2018...
2018 EURATEX Convention in Valencia
The pivotal role of regional cooperation for the long-term growth of the European textile and clothing sector: EURATEX brings together entrepreneurs and local authorities for its annual Convention.
The 7th EURATEX Convention, organized in Ontynient (Valencia, Spain) by the Consejo Intertextil Español (CIE), gathered over 200 participants from the textile and apparel sector, as well as prominent figures from regional and national representations. Hosted for the first time in Spain, the event was an opportunity to exchange views and present approaches for regional collaboration, to...