Senegal's leather output drops 1.4% in Q1 2018

21 June 2018

Senegal’s leather industry suffered a drop in output over the last quarter, the country’s commerce ministry has said.

The volume of leather and leather manufactured goods dropped by 1.4% quarter-on-quarter in Q1 2018 compared with the previous quarter, according to data collected by the Directorate of Forecasting and Economic Studies (DPEE).

The same period last year saw volumes increase by 16.3%.

The DPEE says the fall can be attributed to a uncertainty over a new industrial park outside Senegal - a saga that has now been resolved. 



Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.