Joint Statement on Promoting the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement
Ahead of the EU- Japan Summit in November, on behalf of the Textile and Clothing (T&C) industry in Europe and Japan, EURATEX and Japan Textile Federation (JTF) jointly call strongly on European Union (EU) and Japanese leaders to expedite negotiations for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
The T&C industry is a growing industry on worldwide basis. Operating in a very competitive environment, the EU and Japan are still taking leading roles in developing high technology and quality of fibers and fabrics as well as in creating high value added apparels and fashion.....
Joint statement by European business organisations on the occasion of the 21st EU-Japan Summit
On 19th November in Tokyo Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, will meet Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, for the 21st Summit between the European Union and Japan.
European business associations, signatories of this statement, would like to take thisopportunity to reiterate to decision makers their strong support for a deep and comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA)……
- Joint_statement_by_European_business_organisations_on_the_occasion_of_the_21st_EU-Japan_Summit_.pdf430 K
Consumer Product Safety Regulation & Market Surveillance Package
EURATEX, as representative of the interests of the EU Textile and Clothing Industry, welcomes the package published in February 2013 comprising a proposal for a new Consumer Product Safety and Market Surveillance Regulations. In principle EURATEX is sensitive from one hand to consumer safety concerns and from the other to industry concerns with regard to achieving a level playing field between EU and non-EU economic operators. To this end, EURATEX supports all efforts heading in these directions.....
Industry’s view on the Roadmap on Substances of Very High Concern
The first industry experiences with the authorisation process are that this process is not just limited to manufacturers and/or importers. Downstream users also clearly play a much more important role than ever anticipated.
- Industry_position_on_2020_Roadmap.pdf108 K
EU interference in wage setting lacks legal basis, ignores social partners’ autonomy
The employers representing European industry (CEEMET, ECEG, EURATEX) together with their counterpart trade union (industriAll European Trade Union) have adopted a joint statement ahead of the European Summit on 14 & 15 March 2013.
Russia-Regulations on the Safety of Consumer Goods and Goods for Children and Adolescents
- Russia-Regulations_on_the_Safety_of_Consumer_Goods_and_Goods_for_Children_and_Adolescents_Euratex_position.pdf409 K
EU-USA Trade Relations Public Consultation - Euratex Position Paper
The EU-USA Trade Balance in T&C is positive for the EU and this has been the trend for many years.
- EU-USA_relations_-_Public_Consultation.pdf486 K
Position of the European textile and clothing industry - support for SME Research & Innovation under HORIZON 2020
- Euratex_-Textranet_Position_on_support_for_SME_Research_in_HORIZON_2020_final_formatting.pdf616 K
Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive
The Case for Cones, Beams, and Tubes - EURATEX COMMON POSITION
- envi-68-2011-packaging_and_packaging_waste.pdf293 K
Euromed Rules of Origin
- Paneuromed_Rules_of_Origin-Euratex_position.pdf240 K