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Indian leather exports 'must double'
13 August, 2018
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'We may support new leather clusters' - Prabhu
Friday, August 10, 2018 by Indian commerce minister Suresh Prabhu has hinted that the country’s central authorities will continue to support India’s leather industry through the creation of leather clusters in...

Minister pledges support for Indian footwear
Thursday, August 09, 2018 by Following its decision to promote the use of indigenous leather within Indian public sector, the authorities in Delhi are now pushing for the country’s leather products to deliver more...

Global footwear production returns to growth
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 by World footwear production has grown in the last year, after two years of flatlining.

Four more tanners sign Brazilian pledge
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 by Brazil’s efforts to encourage sustainability into its leather industry got a boost with the confirmation of four new members joining its Leather Certification of Sustainability...

Blockchain makes leather debut
Monday, August 06, 2018 by The blockchain revolution, which promises to change the way many transactions are processed and logged, is coming to the leather industry. Applied DNA Sciences and tech...

Pakistani tanners bemoan tax drawback delay
Friday, August 03, 2018 by Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) Export Committee Chairman Anjum Zafar has called on government authorities to settle the issue of delayed tax refund payments for exporters...

Tariffs not the solution - US cattlemen
Thursday, August 02, 2018 by Despite the Trump administration’s insistence that trade wars are easy to win, the continuing belligerence towards global trade partners is not going down well with US cattlemen.

China boosts LVMH profits
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 by Luxury brand Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) has announced an increase in profits for the first half of 2018. The latest company statement reveals that profit for 2018 increased...

Luxury sneakers leading the way for brands
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by With the news that the athletic footwear industry hit $19.6bn in sales for 2017 in the United States, luxury brands such as Gucci, Prada and Balenciaga are targeting the sector as a...

India opens up new footwear design centre
Monday, July 30, 2018 by Hyderabad has recently seen the opening of a new footwear design centre, aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of India’s footwear industry.

MICAM Roadshow heads east
Friday, July 27, 2018 by The industry leading MICAM show is set to journey to the Far East this year. According to organisers Assocalzaturifici. The Milan-based show will head onto the road this week, taking...

Bader Leather, Wolverine, Kuo Yuen Tannery, AI Topper and Northampton University join Leather Naturally
Thursday, July 26, 2018 by In the last month, four more leading tanneries and a university have joined Leather Naturally. The image of leather is at stake and the industry is realising how important it is...

Release of the new TFL Colour Trends Catalogue Spring-Summer 2020
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by TFL has released its new TFL Colour Trends Catalogue for the season Spring-Summer 2020.

New country representative for LANXESS in the United Kingdom
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Jacques Perez succeeds Kim O'Connor as country representative of specialty chemicals group LANXESS.

Kurabo International: Bridging the Generation Gap with Lectra
Monday, July 23, 2018 by Kurabo began using Lectra’s patternmaking software Modaris to streamline their product development process. This helped the company speed up the process by allowing them to check...

LANXESS strengthens research and development for aqueous polyurethane dispersions
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by New applications development and technical service laboratory of Urethane Systems business unit will come into operation. Represents a strategic step to support green technologies...

New tannery for ISA TanTec
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Increased customer demand has led ISA TanTec to announce the opening of a second tannery in Vietnam. According to local reports, the new facility will be built on a 60,000...

Leathers from Brazil will be at a fair in New York
Monday, July 16, 2018 by Five companies will show their leathers at the fair with the support of the Brazilian Leather project, an initiative of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning...

Pakistan exports on the rise
Saturday, July 14, 2018 by While some major players - notably Vietnam and Bangladesh - report falling export volumes, Pakistan’s most recent figures show an 8% increase in leather goods sold from the country.

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