Many companies are considering shutting down production because of extremely high energy costs. © teerapon/

10/03/2022 – Energy crisis

Energy crisis

Euratex asks the EU to control the rise of prices

Notwithstanding the industry support to the sanctions in place against Russia, Euratex highlights that companies are at risk of stopping their production ... By  Editorial staff

Europe’s answer to the competitive pressure must be to invest even more on quality and innovative products, made in a sustainable manner. © rustamank/

18/02/2022 – Global trade

Global trade

European textile industry needs to increase global market share

Euratex is re-iterating the ambition of the European textile industry to grow its role on global markets. The upcoming European textile strategy must ... By  Editorial staff

The current high energy costs undermine the transformation of the textile and clothing industry. © tr3gi/

03/02/2022 – Energy crisis

Energy crisis

High energy costs undermine crucial transformation

The current energy crisis is impacting on the competitiveness of the European textile and clothing industry and can lead to company closures. By  Editorial staff

EU-UK trade figures confirm: BREXIT has been a “lose-lose” deal for the textile industry. © brainwashed4you/

Latest trade data show a dramatic drop of imports and exports of textile goods between the EU and UK, with significant losses for companies on both sides. By  Editorial staff

Faruque Hassan, President of the BGMEA, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, announcing the dates and the location for the IAF’s 37th World Fashion Convention 2022, which will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. © Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

01/12/2021 – 36th IAF Convention

36th IAF Convention

Transition of the global fashion system

Our correspondent Yvonne-Heinen Foudeh was onsite at the IAF Convention and Euratex Convention, Nov. 7-9, 2021, in Antwerp, Belgium. By  Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh

EU-27 T&C Turnover: rebased quarterly index (pre-pandemic level 2019Q4=100) © Euratex

02/11/2021 – Euratex economic survey

Euratex economic survey

New challenges after the recovery from Covid19-crisis

Euratex’ latest economic survey shows: European Textiles and Clothing (T&C) industry is coming out of the Covid19-crisis, but faces new challenges ahead. By  Editorial staff

SmartX, the European Smart Textiles Accelerator, is an acceleration platform for innovative smart textile projects, driven by a cluster of thirteen European partners from the textile and technology industries. © SmartX

08/12/2020 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

SmartX Europe launches final call for funding

European Smart Textiles Accelerator aims to fund up to 40 smart textile innovators by 2022. By  Editorial staff