Category Archives: EUROPEAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY

Scrutinizing on the import and export of European textile with garment industry

EUROPE SPECIFICALLY FRANCE FORCED TEXTILE IMPORTS SANCTIONS ON CHINA

At the initiative of many countries in the EU including France; the European Commission will start negotiations with China on imposing restrictions on the import of certain textile products. In the Tuesday, May 17, EU Commissioner for Trade, Peter Mandelson has announced the need for “immediate” for the formal negotiations with China on the issue of restrictions on the import of the two types of textile products: T-shirts and flax yarn. According to the standard procedure adopted by the WTO, … Continue reading

U.S. AND EUROPE LIKE GERRY SHIELDING TEXTILES FROM TOM CALLED CHINA

New EU measures against Chinese textile products violate the basic rules of the WTO and could potentially undermine the global textile trade, says China Daily, citing the statement of the Chinese government and representatives of local industries. The European Commission on Wednesday expressed concern over the fact that Chinese textile imports could force the creation of a commission on emergency barriers to protect their industries. According to the rules established by the Commission, if the supply of Chinese textiles by … Continue reading

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TOUGH TIME TO UZBEK COTTON AND TEXTILES

MEPs absolute majority, rejected a proposal to reduce the duties on imports of textiles from Uzbekistan as long as Tashkent has not allowed the International Labor Organization (ILO) to be held in Uzbekistan investigate numerous reports of the use of child labor. Voting was to decide whether to extend the current Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA) between the European Union and Uzbekistan to include a paragraph on trade in textile products. At 603 “no” votes, and only 8 … Continue reading

MADE IN CHINA SPANK EUROPE

After the liberalization of world textile and clothing market in January 2005, the massive import of “Made in China” shook the European textile industry. According to estimates by the European Commission, between January and June 2005 imports of Chinese textiles to EU increased by 534 percent. Immediately there were protests Euratex, an association of major European producers of this industry, which joined in Italy, France and Spain. In response to their complaint, the EU has concluded an agreement with China … Continue reading

BOOM, DECLINE & LOOM OF OPULENCE FOR THE TEXTILE & APPAREL INDUSTRY OF GREECE

The clothing is an important branch of Greek manufacturing, with a significant contribution to production, employment and exports in particular, as this is an industry characterized by openness. According to data from the Chamber of Commerce (Annual Industrial Survey) of the NSS in the industry involved 437 companies, employing 14,257 workers, with the participation of the annual average employment in all the Greek industry to be 8.1%. During 1995-2002, the industrial production sector decay rate of 3.2% annually. Estimated, however, … Continue reading

COPIOUS RAISON D’ÊTRE DURESS EUROPE TO IMPORT TEXTILE & APPAREL GOODS

The European textile and clothing industry includes about 105,000 companies with a total turnover of EUR 195 billion. Euro (2003), which accounts for nearly 4% of total manufacturing output in the EU and 7% of manufacturing employment (1.95 million workers). The EU, together with the U.S. is the largest trader in textiles and clothing. In 2002, total trade amounted to 115 billion Euros. Furthermore is the world’s largest exporter of textiles from China. In 2003 the EU exported textiles and … Continue reading

EUROPEAN DISARTICULATION PROBABLE OF TEXTILE & GARMENT INDUSTRY

The question of movement of textile and clothing industry from Western Europe to countries with low labor costs. In this case the mentioned countries in Eastern Europe and North Africa. Leaders in the movement of industry believe Germany and France, to a lesser extent these firms are engaged in Italy and the UK. In Italy, increased imports of finished garments, increased wages in enterprises has changed the demand for clothing. Previously, there existed a high demand for expensive clothes. Now, … Continue reading

TEXTILE PURVEYOR TO EUROPE HAS BEEN DETERIORATED BY CHINA

According to a study circle leaders of the Euro-Mediterranean Textile, Clothing and Fashion Industries (CEDITH), near a two-clothes sold in Europe in 2010 is of Chinese origin. China’s share rises to 46% on average in 2010, and several clothing categories, China is more than 50%. In the European market, the share of Chinese products was 37.7% in 2007. A bond that gives cold sweats Tunisian and Moroccan exporters who have invested heavily in the sector, The President of CEDITH Jean-François … Continue reading

SAFELY WRENCH EUROPE AND CHINA FROM WICKED

The EU and China have finally reached an agreement ending the “conflict of textiles, which poisoned their relations for several weeks. BEUC (European Consumers’ Organization) continues to advocate a complete abolition of quotas imposed by the Union on imports of Chinese textiles, on behalf of the interests of European consumers. Both parties (the Chinese government on the one hand, European Commission on the other) have finally found Monday, Sept. 5, a deal that appears to end the dispute between Beijing … Continue reading