Euratex Annual Report - 2015
Textile and clothing remains one of the largest manufacturing industries in Europe. In 2015, a number of positive trends emerged in our sector. For the first time in many years, employment in the European textile and clothing industry rose as a whole and our companies hired new employees. Despite vigorous global competition, our companies managed to increase their turnover thanks to improved confidence from consumers in the EU.
Euratex Annual Report - 2014
Although the textile and clothing activity lost some momentum towards the end of 2014, the positive performance in the first part of the year helped our industry activity to expand and could be seen in the positive trends in turnover and retail sales. The growth was being driven by exports outside Europe. For the fifth year in a row, our SMEs managed to increase their exports across the world, meeting the needs of fast-growing consumer markets. This has been achieved amid increasingly difficult market conditions of accessing those attractive markets.
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Euratex Annual Report - 2013
2013 was a consolidation year not only for the industry, which faced quite adverse and uncertain market conditions, but also for EURATEX who continued to implement the new strategy aimed at profiling the industry. The most visible effect of this redeployment was the launch at the end of May of the new logo and colours of EURATEX as well as the live start of the new website that should become the platform serving the industry together with the network set up by its members. The consolidation of EURATEX was also proven by the ability to find a joint position on the always controversial “origin”...