The new standards of China's textile exports are facing challenges

- Feb 27, 2019-

Textile is an important export industry in ningbo.According to the latest statistics from ningbo customs, in 2018, ningbo exported 90.369 billion yuan of textile, clothing and yarn, up 6 percent from the same period last year.In the context of market demand recovery, the international textile export market is still facing a great test.

On January 2, the international environmental textile association issued the 2019 version of STANDARD100 ecological environmental textile product certification standards, the new standards make China's textile exports face challenges.

It is known that the STANDARD 100 is currently recognized as the authoritative ecological textile STANDARD in the global textile industry, and many high-quality purchasers in Europe and America use the oeko-tex STANDARD 100 STANDARD as the technical basis for product procurement.

According to the introduction of experts from ningbo customs, the new edition of ecological textile standards, on the one hand, will involve benzene, quinoline, ammonium salt, barium metal, selenium, glyphosate and other substances of concern to the new monitoring scope.On the other hand, stricter limits have been imposed on phthalates (plasticizers), perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds.

In recent years, the international market has become more and more strict on the requirements of residues in export textiles. The new ecological textile standards have put forward new requirements on the production process and quality supervision of China's textile export enterprises.

It is understood that the new ecological textile standards will be after 3 months of transition, to take effect on April 1, 2019, ningbo customs for export of textile enterprises should attach great importance to, in the product of the whole production chain, should pay close attention to and timely grasp the domestic and foreign technical regulations and standards, in strict accordance with the relevant laws and regulations and standard requirements for production and inspection;At the same time, to strengthen the control of potentially harmful substances, commissioned a qualified laboratory testing, to ensure that the products contained in strict accordance with the limit value of the standard.