Conseil Européen de la Construction d'appareils Domestiques - European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers (CECED)
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Summary of the initiative
Name of Private Regulator:Conseil Européen de la Construction d'appareils Domestiques - European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers (CECED)
Objective(s):CECED self commitment dated 31 October 2002 aims at ceasing production and imports of several models of washing machines. The agreement concerns the market of private washing machines that are used by households to wash textiles for private use. The EEA appears as the relevant geographic area of the market. The manufacturers that have signed the commitment hold around 90,5% of the EEA market. Imports in the EEA account for 5 to 7% of final sales. The industry association (CECED) asked to withdraw them and make rules mandatory for everybody.
Description of the Initiative