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Profile of registrant

Gdynia Cotton Association

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

The information on this organisation was last modified on 03/11/14 09:54:39
The date of the last annual update was 03/11/14 09:54:39

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Gdynia Cotton Association
Acronym: GCA
Legal status: proffesional association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Zbigniew Roskwitalski
Position: Director - Executive Vice President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Zbigniew Roskwitalski
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 7 Derdowskiego 
Gdynia PL 81-369
Telephone number: (+48) 58 6207598
Fax number: (+48) 58 6207597
Other contact information: e-mail:,

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: GCA:
 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.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

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.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

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

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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