EURATEX joins the European business call for swift ratification of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

EURATEX joins 27 European business organisations in reiterating its support to the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and calls on the European Parliament for a swift ratification process, following the signature of the agreement on 17 July 2018. 

The Textile and Clothing sector accounts for almost 4% of the EU exports in goods to Japan, with nearly 1.9 billion€ in 2017, mainly garments and technical textiles. By reinforcing an already strategic collaboration between EU and Japan, the agreement opens amazing business opportunities for companies in the Textile and Clothing sector.

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