EU textile and clothing industry in numbers




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EURATEX seeks at ensuring improved access to world markets for Textile and Clothing companies, as well as a cost-effective European regulatory framework allowing SMEs to maintain competitive advantage and a sound industrial base in Europe.


EURATEX works proactively with EU institutions and policy makers to support innovation, and promotes a range of initiatives to address the increasing challenge of attracting and retaining qualified human resources for the EU textile and clothing industry.


True sustainability comes with great efforts, costs, investments in knowledge, research and innovation, and collaboration along the whole value chain. EURATEX works with its Members on Sustainable Businesses in chemicals policy, circular economy, sustainable supply chains and industrial emissions.


European business calls for deepening the EU Single Market and renewing the dynamic of European integration

Brussels, 13 February 2024 – EURATEX and many other associations signed a joint statement to deepen the EU single market and to flag barriers. Recommendations:1. Renew the dynamic of European[…]

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Industry Joint Letter on the EU-Mercosur Agreement

Brussels, 11 January 2024 – EURATEX and 22 industry associations sent a joint letter to the three EU Presidents to call on the EU and Mercosur leaders to rapidly conclude[…]

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2024 is a turning point for the European textiles and clothing industry

Brussels, 19 December 2023 – From 6 to 9 June 2024, European citizens will vote for a new European Parliament and, based on the results, a new European Commission will[…]

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