Position Paper - EU-Australia and EU-New Zealand negotiations

Our latest position paper on the EU-Australia and EU-New Zealand free trade agreements’ negotiations is now available. A short summary of it is given below:

  • For EU Man-made Fibres (MMF) exporters these are offensive negotiations
  • Two entirely balanced and symmetrical agreements
  • The full and reciprocal elimination of tariff duties from the start
  • A strict approach to rules of origin in the textile and clothing sector 
  • An enhanced and across-the-board regulatory cooperation