The European Chemical Agency recently recognised FTA as an accredited stakeholder, making the association the only representative of importers and brands present at this discussion level.
The new partnership is aimed to support BEPI participants curb emissions in supply chains.
On 16 May 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its Opinion on the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
FTA and its members signed a letter along with the Fair Labor Association calling for adjustments to the work permit programme to improve conditions for Syrians seeking to work in Turkey.
FTA recently hosted a high-level forum with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce for businesses to address trade and sustainability matters in Mumbai.
In March, FTA celebrated the Swiss National Contact Group’s 10th anniversary, looking at its evolution in the past decade and towards 2030, through FTA’s strategic long-term vision.
FTA has published a position paper on the European Commission proposal to restrict a list of Carcinogens, Mutagens and Reprotoxicants in textiles in direct contact with the skin.
Marking one year since the signing of the Paris Agreement, FTA celebrates Earth Day and reflects on efforts to fight climate change.
In late March, FTA organised a high-level forum in Dhaka, Bangladesh to address the future social and employment challenges for the ready-made garments (RMG) and leather sector.
In late March, FTA officially opened its new office in Dhaka, which will contribute towards an increased presence and support on the ground, as well as strengthened services.