Welcoming the revised EU industry Strategy, Dirk Vantyghem, Director General, Euratex urged for more consistency by the EU across different policies. There is a need to establish global rules to ensure fair competition, and ensure these rules are properly implemented and controlled, Vantyghem said. He also welcomed the proposal to address distortions caused by foreign subsidies in the Single Market. The industry has an opportunity to build a new business model based on innovation, quality, sustainability and fairness, he added.
Euratex works towards creating a favorable environment within the European Union for design, development, manufacture and marketing of textile and clothing products. It focuses on developing an ambitious industrial policy, effective research, innovation and skills development, free and fair trade and sustainable supply chains along with with EU institutions and other European and international stakeholders.