The European Branded Clothing Alliance is a coalition of European retail clothing brands.

We represent around 60 brands and employ over 150,000 people in our European operations.

We engage with key decision-makers in the EU
to shape the debate on issues critical for our business.

EBCA represents some of the largest global retail clothing brands and companies.

News

Turkey: Commission requests Council mandate to modernise customs agreement

| The European Commission has formally requested a mandate from the European Council to open negotiations with Turkey on modernising and extending the scope of its Customs Union agreement with the EU

Japan: Renewed expectations, progress hinges on CJEU decision on mixed agreements

| The Japanese side has expressed anxiety in relation to potential ratification hurdles a deal could face, such as the events that unfolded in the CETA saga.

Malaysia: PM Confident EU-Malaysia FTA Talks Will Resume by End of 2016

| Malaysia is confident that EU-Malaysia free trade talks will resume by the end of 2016, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib stated during an official visit to Germany in late September.

European Commission pushing for closure of CETA

| The European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, hopes to ratify CETA at the EU-Canada summit on October 27.

Good to Know

EBCA's priorities for the review of the Trade Policy Strategy Review

Priorities of the branded clothing industry for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Unchaining the global supply chain – Copenhagen economics study

Become a Member
If you would like to know more about EBCA’s unique services or inquire about membership, please contact our secretariat.