CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association   (CIRFS)

    EU Transparency Register

    401973428940-48 First registered on 14 Nov 2017

    Goals / Remit

    CIRFS: European Man-Made Fibres Association is the representative body for the European man-made fibres industry.

    Main EU files targeted

    CIRFS monitors economic developments which affect the man-made fibres industry, including developments in international trade and the internal European market. It provides information and guidance to members on the possible effects, and prepares papers for use in contacts with the European Union and national governments. CIRFS is also monitoring all legislatives proposals and policies regarding the Circular Economy, Green Deal, ETS and REACH.

    EU strategy for sustainable textiles, REACH, Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM),Electricity Market Design, The Green Deal Industrial Plan, Textiles Ecosystem Transition Pathway, Taxonomy, Ecodesign for sustainable products and regulations, Waste Framework Directive, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), End of waste criteria, Substantiating Green Claims, Unintentional Microplastics, ReHubs, FTAs, Trade Defense Instruments, Marine Litter: Unintentional Microplastics Release


    Head Office
    40, rue Belliard
    Brussels 1040 - 18
    EU Office
    40, rue Belliard
    Brussels 1040 - 18


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 30 Sep 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Brian PETTER 11 Feb 2023 09 Feb 2024
    Mr Petter BRIAN 11 Feb 2023 17 Mar 2023
    Mr FREDERIC VAN HOUTE 02 Feb 2023 01 Feb 2024
    Mr FREDERIC VAN HOUTE 07 Nov 2019 07 Nov 2020
    Mr FREDERIC VAN HOUTE 13 Nov 2018 07 Nov 2019
    Mr FREDERIC VAN HOUTE 01 Dec 2017 13 Nov 2018

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    CIRFS is a full member of EURATEX.
    CIRFS is an affiliate member of CEFIC.
    CIRFS is a members of SEAP.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission Expert Group on Textile Names and Labelling#E02773# #Observer #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development#Green new deal#Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 03 Mar 2021 Location virtual
      Subject - presentation of the EU-industry of man-made fibres - overcapacities - impact of the EU's Green Deal on the industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      • Zaneta Vegnere (Cabinet member)
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