European economic growth and competitiveness depends on a free, balanced, open and fair trading system, both within the Single Market and globally.
From basic to more elaborate components, home appliances today rely on a number of different and essential parts. Which states a clear need to guarantee the supply of critical raw materials within the EU and with strategic partnerships, incorporating both a domestic and international dimension, to push for a cost-effective and competitive economy.
Europe’s carbon tax will officially enter into effect on October 1, 2023. From this date, companies will be required to report the amount of materials such as cement, iron and steel, aluminium, fertilisers, electricity and hydrogen, that they have imported into the EU and relative CO2 emissions generated. ...
This report is a deep look into sustainability, digitalisation and European competitiveness as fostered by the home appliance sector.
APPLiA is a Brussels-based trade association that provides a single, consensual voice for the home appliance industry in Europe, promoting industry’s mission to advance Europeans' lifestyles.