<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/textiles/news/index_en.htm European communities Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:12:58 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[The Informative Tool on light Industries ( ITI) is getting public]]>

Published : Wed, 16 Apr 2014

ITI, a database processing EUROSTAT data on light industries trade and production is now open to the public

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Business services crucial for keeping Europe's industry fit]]>

Published : Wed, 09 Apr 2014

The importance of Business Services should be adequately reflected in the Europe 2020 Strategy according to a report of the High Level Group on Business Services.

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New companies join the fight against illegal online sale of counterfeit goods]]> Published : Tue, 01 Apr 2014

The European Commission has hosted the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Sale of Counterfeit Goods via the Internet by three new stakeholders: the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers (GIRP), PierreRiu and Videdressing.

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Personal protective equipment and cableway installations – simpler legislation, putting safety first]]>

Published : Thu, 27 Mar 2014

The European Commission proposed to replace two EU directives governing the safety of personal protective equipment and cableways installations by directly applicable regulations.

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Patērētāju drošības vārdā – Eiropas ātrās ziņošanas sistēma par bīstamiem ražojumiem darbojas jau 10 gadus]]> Published : Tue, 25 Mar 2014

ES ātrās ziņošanas sistēma (RAPEX) jau 10 gadus Eiropā aizsargā patērētājus pret bīstamām nepārtikas precēm.

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Europe more innovative but regional differences persist]]>

Published : Tue, 04 Mar 2014

Europe is closing its innovation gap with the United States and Japan but differences in performance between EU Member States are still high and diminishing only slowly.

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship Launched in Brussels]]> Published : Fri, 28 Feb 2014

New Forum Dedicated to Enhancing Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Industrial structure report highlights need for industrial renaissance]]>

Published : Mon, 17 Feb 2014

According to a European Commission report published today on the current status of EU industry, most sectors have still not regained their pre-crisis level of output and significant differences exist between sectors and Member States.

Sun, 16 Feb 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission calls for immediate action for a European Industrial Renaissance]]>

Published : Wed, 22 Jan 2014

The European Commission is urging Member States to recognise the central importance of industry for creating jobs and growth and to mainstream industry-related competitiveness concerns across all policy areas.

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European campaign against counterfeit products]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Dec 2013

Designed to defraud and deceive, counterfeit products pose a threat to European citizens and the European economy.

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[The action plan for the fashion and high-end industries endorsed in London]]>

Published : Mon, 02 Dec 2013

This week the Vice President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Antonio Tajani, was in London for a meeting with representatives of the fashion and high-end industries. In the afternoon he held a master class at the London School of Economics.

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[VP Tajani: we need an action plan for the fashion and high-end industries]]>

Published : Mon, 11 Nov 2013

Vice President Tajani met with representatives of the fashion and high-end industries last week in Paris to discuss the main obstacles that these sectors are facing and ways to overcome them.

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New EC report investigates: is there a need for additional labelling of textile and leather products?]]> Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

Today the European Commission adopted a report based on the results of three assessment studies carried out to investigate the need for possible new labelling requirements of textile and leather products as well as allergenic substances in textile finished products.

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Without a strong industrial base, Europe's economy cannot prosper ]]>

Published : Tue, 24 Sep 2013

Manufacturing has strong spill-over effects on the rest of the economy and especially on overall productivity. 80% of private innovation, ¾ of export and a substantial role in jobs creation come from industry. Action is needed to keep industry in Europe.

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[SMEs an important aspect of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The European Commission is determined to strengthen ties between the EU and its Mediterranean neighbours, which together form the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[EU and China explore the benefits of green growth]]>

Published : Mon, 09 Sep 2013

The EU and China together are on a ‘green growth’ mission, one that supports environmental protection and sustainable prosperity by promoting regulatory harmony.

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[REACH enforcement project: Performance needs to be improved ]]> Published : Thu, 05 Sep 2013

Of a total of 1 181 companies inspected, 67% did not comply with one or more provisions of obligations under REACH and rules on the classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) of chemicals.

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Creating seamless communication throughout the fashion supply chain]]>

Published : Wed, 28 Aug 2013

Because quick and accurate communication is crucial for success, the European Commission launched eBIZ, an interface that allows stakeholders in the fashion industry to exchange data and bolster productivity.

Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Enhancing business ties with Russia through regulatory, business and tourism cooperation]]>

Published : Fri, 14 Jun 2013

On Sunday 16 June Vice President Antonio Tajani traveled to Russia accompanied by a 120 strong business delegation composed of representatives of companies and industry associations from 23 Member States.

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[High-end products in Europe: combining cultural heritage and economic growth]]>

Published : Thu, 13 Jun 2013

European brands account for at least 70 % of the global high-end goods market.

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:00:00 GMT