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 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...
Addressing the skills challenge of the European Textile and Clothing sector
EURATEX invites experts in Brussels for the final conference of the Erasmus+ Project TEXAPP
BRUSSELS, 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 – The final conference of the Erasmus+ TEXAPP project was hosted by EURATEX on 25 September. The event, held to showcase the results of the project, was also an opportunity for insightful conversations on one of the pressing issues in the textile and clothing industry today: the lack of skilled workforce.
As one of the keynote speakers, João Santos (Deputy Head of Unit of the Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion at the...
Euratex released bulletin n°2/2018
THE BULLETIN PROVIDES AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF THE EU TEXTILE AND CLOTHING EXTERNAL TRADE IN 2016-2017. IT INCLUDES TRADE EVOLUTION BY SECTOR (I.E. FIBRES, YARNS, FABRICS, CARPETS, TECHNICAL TEXTILES, HOME TEXTILES, WORKWEAR, MEN & WOMENSWEAR), BY PRODUCTS AND BY EU MAIN TRADE PARTNERS.
Increased demand for EU technical textiles and clothing articles
Exports of technical textiles outside the EU-28 once again increased. With a 39% share in 2017, the sector is a pillar of textile exports outside the EU. This growth translated into almost €10.6 bn of exports, an increase...
Euratex released bulletin n°1/2018
THE REPORT ANALYSES THE 2017 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.
China’s share in EU imports declined further in 2017 to the benefit of South Asian countries.
The leading position of China has continued to be eroded by the increasingly vigorous entry of other production zones. Even though emerging countries are gradually taking market share away from China, it should be noted...
2018 EURATEX General Assembly: Investing in the textile and clothing factories of the future in Europe
The 2018 EURATEX General Assembly showcases the economic renaissance of the textile and clothing industry, and its visions for the future, among numerous participants in Brussels.
BRUSSELS, 8 JUNE 2018 - The topic of this year’s EURATEX General Assembly, held in Brussels on 7 June, was Investments in the Textile and Clothing factories of the future in Europe. The event attracted more than 120 attendees and offered an opportunity to gain interesting insights about a dynamic moment in which the sector is regaining a leading position in the EU industrial landscape. Indeed, over the...
EXTRO SKILLS - End of the Project
The project EXTRO SKILLS came to an end at 31st of March 2018 after 30 months successful implementation period. All the partners worked on developing innovative and useful training material and results for export and fashion marketing personnel of the fashion & textile industry and for VET and tertiary students in schools related to the sector.
The core deliverable of the EXTRO SKILLS project is the Training Webplatform that was set up and is freely accessible at elearning.extroskills.eu in English, Greek, Spanish, Romanian and French.
The EXTRO SKILLS platform - a Moodle based...