Issue 213 of Textile Outlook International has now been published

    Issue 213 og Textile Outlook contains the following reports: Editorial: EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles threatened by reports of systemic greenwashing World textile and apparel trade and production trends: South-East Asia, May 2022 Survey of the European yarn fairs for spring/summer 2023 Cotton fibre prices, production and consumption forecasts, May 2022 … More Issue 213 of Textile Outlook International has now been published

Executive Vice-President Timmermans in Vienna for the Austrian World Summit and climate discussions and visits

  Next Monday and Tuesday, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans will be in Vienna to take part in the Austrian World Summit, organised by the Schwarzenegger Climate Initiative, and to meet with federal and local government representatives on climate action and nature protection. On the first day, the Executive Vice-President will hold bilateral meetings with the Austrian Federal President, Alexander … More Executive Vice-President Timmermans in Vienna for the Austrian World Summit and climate discussions and visits

Environmental protection spending continues to rise

  In 2021, the EU  expenditure on environmental protection amounted to EUR 292 billion. Rising on average by over 3% each year, the expenditure on environmental protection increased by 54 % since 2006. This expenditure includes investments and consumption. As a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), expenditure on environmental protection remained relatively stable over … More Environmental protection spending continues to rise

Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

  EU Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis will travel to Geneva to attend the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) taking place on June 12-1 , 2022 at the WTO headquarters. Commissioner for Agriculture Janusz Wojciechowski and Commissioner for Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius will also participate. Following many months of preparations, the EU will be working … More Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference

Ukraine: Swiss Federal Council adopts new EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus

On June 10, 2022, the Federal Council took the decision to adopt new EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus. The relevant ordinances are currently being adapted. In addition, the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) has imposed financial and travel sanctions on around 100 further persons. In view of the seriousness of … More Ukraine: Swiss Federal Council adopts new EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus