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EURATEX is contributing to a coordinated response to the COVID19 pandemic

As the impact of the corona crisis is growing, EURATEX calls for a stronger coordination and cooperation among the EU and its member states, and clear communication on the required safety measures. European textile companies are contributing to face the crisis. Textile and apparel businesses around Europe are facing hard times, as nearly every other…
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EU Circular Economy Action Plan: EURATEX stands ready with concrete and realistic proposals to move it forward.”

Brussels, 11 March 2020 – The European textiles and clothing sector cares about circularity of its products; for several years already, the industry is re-inventing itself to offer solutions that are workable and make a sustainable impact. That’s why EURATEX welcomes the new Circular Economy Action Plan, released by the European Commission today, as it…
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European Industries welcome an important industry focus from the European Commission

European Union, 11 March 2020 – Industry4Europe, a coalition of 154 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, is pleased to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe. The European Commission has presented an EU Industrial Strategy that recognises industry as “central to Europe’s…
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Textile Industry

The new EU Industrial Strategy: how do we get from principles to practice?

EURATEX welcomes the proposed new EU industrial strategy but reality checks and close monitoring of the implementation will be essential .

EURATEX demands Pan Euro Med rules of origin for the apparel and textile sector

Brussels, 25 February 2020 – EURATEX and its UK member have been working closely to deal with Brexit in the past few years. Ahead of today’s General Affairs Council, EURATEX sent a letter to Michel Barnier, European Commission’s Head of Task Force for Relations with the UK, asking to agree on a common set of…
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EP Intergroup “Competitive European industry: Long term & sustainable investment”

A letter to the European Parliament from the Alliance for a Competitive European Industry

EURATEX presents preliminary proposals for a new Circular Economy Action Plan for Textiles

Welcoming Mr. Calleja Crespo, Director General of the European Commission DG Environment at the Board of Directors meeting today, EURATEX is pleased to anticipate preliminary proposals for a new Circular Economy Action Plan for the Textile value chains to ensure sustainable resource use and tackle urgent environment, social and economic challenges.

Revitalising skills and jobs in Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear sectors

The Skills4Smart TCLF 2030 project coordinated by EURATEX organised its second public event of the year at the Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi (Romania) on 15 November 2019.

European industries unite to call for an ambitious EU industrial strategy

Industry4Europe, a coalition of 149 sector Associations representing the diversity of the EU’s industrial base, today published its new Joint Paper ‘A long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future: from words to action’. Through cross-sectoral recommendations, the Industry4Europe coalition contributes to the future EU industrial strategy announced by European Commission President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen.

European Industry urges the European Commission to conclude the revised pan-Euro-Mediterranean Convention by the end of 2019

European Industry Associations representing a range of sectors wish to reiterate their support for negotiations on the revised pan-Euro-Mediterranean Convention (PEM Convention) and to see it adopted by the PEM Joint Committee at its next meeting on 27 November 2019.