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Gdynia Cotton Association

Identification number in the register: 29520227300-13
Registration date: 30/11/2011 10:13:26

The information on this entity was last modified on: 20/03/2017 10:35:47
The date of the last annual update was: 20/03/2017 10:35:47
Next update due latest on: 20/03/2018

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Gdynia Cotton Association


proffesional association

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Derdowskiego, 7
Gdynia PL 81-369

(+48)58 6207598

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Katarzyna Święcicka


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Katarzyna Święcicka


    Goals / remit

 represents the interests of the members & the textile industry as such before the governmental authorities, European institutions and other organisations;
 approach the authorities, European institutions and other organisations with initiatives in matters connected with the interest of textile sector;
 acts as a cooperation and consultation forum in the scope of issues pertaining to turnover, processing, laboratory testing and settling disputes , considering cotton and other fibres as well as ready-made goods and semi-products made thereof.
 actively participates in the process of creation and development of free-market economy and to support Polish entrepreneurs on the integrated EU market.
 define and disseminate the principles of ethic and good practices in business;
 initiate and support the activities for enterprise development in new organizational, technological and technical forms
 promotes the development and improvement of turnover and processing of cotton and cotton-like raw materials promote development of the techniques and economics of the cotton and allied industries.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

GCA especially supports the European industry development and for the jobs in the textile ad clothing industry in Europe and Poland. We are fighting against the unfair competition on the global market.

GCA represents the interests of the national textile and cotton sector before the European Commission , European Parliament and national authorities - presenting the opinions, taking part in the consultation concerning the European law, custom policy, international agreements in all cases and matters important for our members.







GCA main activities :
- representing interest of Polish textile industry towards the Polish Parliament, governmental administration, regional self-government & international organizations;
- support the interest of Polish and European textile & clothing manufacturers before the European Parliament & European Commission;
- promotion of the natural fibres - especially cotton – by licensing of trademarks Pure Cotton (domestic) and International Cotton Emblem (European)
- promoting the member companies and Polish and European textile industry;
- participation in public consultations organized by the European Commission concerning the matters important to the GCA & its members’ objectives and generally and to the textile & clothing sector;
- protecting competition and the fair trade practices in the global turnover;
- organisation of conferences, seminars and meetings.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 2   25%: 2



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

GCA is an active member of the following organisations and associations:
- EUROCOTON - Committee of the Cotton and Allied Textile Industries of the European Community (organisation represents the European manufacturers of cotton and allied textile industries);
- CICCA - Committee for the International Cooperation between Cotton Associations;
- IFCP- International Forum for Cotton Promotion ;
- ICAC -International Cotton Advisory Committe (Polish government is a member of the ICAC; GCA is designated the Coordinating Agency for all the branch subjects ;
- KIG (Polish Chamber of Commerce);
- Polish Technological Platform for Textile Industry

    Financial data

01/2016  -  12/2016

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.