FACTS and KEY FIGURES
The textile and clothing industry in 2019
According to EURATEX estimates, the turnover of the textile and clothing industry in the EU-27 is €162 billion. Investments amount to €5 billion, which represents an increase of 2.7% compared to 2018.
Though the number of companies slightly dicreased to 160,000, EU external trade continues to be dynamic and to grow each year. In 2019, the T&C industry exported €61 billion in products, an increase of 4.8%.