he Foreign Trade Association (FTA) has issued a position paper supporting a strong investment framework for EU retailers and importers, in view of renewed political and economic development in Myanmar.
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), BSCI's founding organisation, has jointly signed an official letter to Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Keat Chhon of the Royal Government of Cambodia, along with a group of leading global garment brands and trade unions.
On the 19 June, the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) to promote trade and commercial relations between European retailers and South Korean companies.
The FTA is proud to announce the launch of its new business-driven service, the Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI). BEPI has been developed to support retailers, importers and brands to improve environmental performance in supplying factories and farms worldwide, offering a practical management system applicable to all product sectors and countries.
FTA is pleased to present its Annual Report 2013 - 2014, a publication that takes stock of the association's engagement in European political discussions and negotiations to voice the interests of international commerce and advocate for free and sustainable trade.
On 25 June 2014, the FTA General Assembly took place in parallel to afternoon stakeholder panel discussions. Following the morning internal updates, which were exclusive for FTA members, external stakeholders joined panel debates under the theme 'Integrating Sustainability into Global Sourcing'
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) warmly congratulates Jean-Claude Juncker on his election as the new president of the European Commission, the first being designed according to the provisions of the Lisbon Treaty.
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), the European Retail Round Table (ERRT) and the European Branded Clothing Alliance (EBCA) have co-signed the EU Trade Policy Manifesto with the objective of promoting an ambitious EU commercial policy.
Beginning of December, representatives from the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), including Ferry Den Hoed, FTA President; Christian Ewert, FTA's new Director General; and Jan Eggert in his new capacity as FTA Senior Consultant for International Trade, concluded a successful business trip to strengthen commercial ties with business partners in China and South Korea.