Construction of the Haining Leather Market in Chengdu is expected to cost 1.36 billion yuan (US$ 212 million) to build and when completed it will be a large leather complex that comprises commercial stores, offices, apartments and an entertainment and business centre.

Chairman of the Haining Leather Market, Ren Youfa said that he believes the market will play a role in stimulating the development of the local economy and will attract many brands and companies in the industry to seek cooperation with the local industry.