The Textile+Fashion Confederation

The Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry represents the interests of the entire industry on matters relating to economic, social and collective bargaining policies. The Confederation is the spokesperson for the industry on the international, economic, political and social arena. The most important objectives include securing the high level innovation and maintaining the leading position for textile and fashion companies. Furthermore, to safeguard the general appeal of Germany as a commercial location compared to other countries in the world.

The German textile and fashion industry is a prestigious economic industry with a turnover of € 31 billion and 130 000 employees in Germany.

The industry produces in the following branches:

  • Fashion and clothing textiles
  • House and home
  • Technical Textiles
  • Footwear and leather goods