New News information at Leather International New and updated information from News listed on www.leathermag.com http://www.leathermag.com/ en-us http://www.leathermag.com/ New News information at Leather International http://www.leathermag.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Brazil’s hide exports fell 18 percent in 2022 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazils-hide-exports-fell-18-percent-in-2022-10529318 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazils-hide-exports-fell-18-percent-in-2022-10529318 by <br/> <br/> Brazil’s December exports of hides and skins totaled US$83.2 million. The result is 3.2% higher than in November but still 31.5 percent lower than December 2021. For all of 2022, exports dropped 13.8% in value and 18.3% in volume compared to 2021. Thu, 19 Jan 2023 05:13:00 GMT WASDE revises China’s beef, pork imports upward http://www.leathermag.com/news/newswasde-revises-chinas-beef-pork-imports-upward-10529317 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newswasde-revises-chinas-beef-pork-imports-upward-10529317 by <br/> <br/> China’s import forecasts for beef and pork in 2023 have been revised upward and are now forecast higher year-on-year. However, chicken meat imports are forecast marginally lower. Thu, 19 Jan 2023 05:12:00 GMT US Beef exports hit record values in November http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-beef-exports-hit-record-values-in-november-10507185 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-beef-exports-hit-record-values-in-november-10507185 by <br/> <br/> Even though November beef exports were lower than last year, 2022 beef export value already set a record of nearly $11 billion for the full year. The news comes from USDA data USDA compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Wed, 11 Jan 2023 06:05:00 GMT Brazil’s November hide exports down in value but higher in area http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazils-november-hide-exports-down-in-value-but-higher-in-area-10438235 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazils-november-hide-exports-down-in-value-but-higher-in-area-10438235 by <br/> <br/> Brazil’s November exports of hides and skins dropped by 19.9% in value but increased by 21.6% in square meters. Thu, 15 Dec 2022 05:49:00 GMT Texworld Evolution Paris: the February 2023 edition shows promising prospects http://www.leathermag.com/news/newstexworld-evolution-paris-the-february-2023-edition-shows-promising-prospects-10423501 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newstexworld-evolution-paris-the-february-2023-edition-shows-promising-prospects-10423501 by <br/> <br/> The February 2023 edition of Texworld Evolution Paris, which will be held at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Le-Bourget from 6 to 8 February shows promising prospects: with 750 companies expected, overall bookings have reached 70% of the pre -pandemic level of February 2019. Among the major sourcing countries present in Paris on this occasion, Chinese exhibitors will affirm their physical presence. Fri, 09 Dec 2022 10:03:00 GMT Wolverine World Wide dropping leather business, cutting jobs http://www.leathermag.com/news/newswolverine-world-wide-dropping-leather-business-cutting-jobs-10422826 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newswolverine-world-wide-dropping-leather-business-cutting-jobs-10422826 by <br/> <br/> Wolverine World Wide, announced that it has started the process of divesting or licensing its Wolverine Leathers business. In addition, it is doing the same with the Keds brand because both contribute a low amount to profits. The company said that the changes fit with its aim of reducing complexity and prioritizing growth brands. Fri, 09 Dec 2022 05:43:00 GMT JBS Couros launches Essntial leather http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjbs-couros-launches-essntial-leather-10394967 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsjbs-couros-launches-essntial-leather-10394967 by <br/> <br/> JBS Couros has launched a type of upholstery leather produced in a new way that boosts its environmentally responsible nature. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 05:56:00 GMT Brazilian partners set up new company to reverse deforestation http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazilian-partners-set-up-new-company-to-reverse-deforestation-10373323 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsbrazilian-partners-set-up-new-company-to-reverse-deforestation-10373323 by <br/> <br/> Three major Brazilian commodity companies and three banks created a forestry company that aims to create in 20 years an expanse of protected areas equal in size to the state of Rio de Janeiro, reported Reuters. Tue, 22 Nov 2022 04:52:00 GMT US beef exports slowed slightly in September http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-beef-exports-slowed-slightly-in-september-10357842 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newsus-beef-exports-slowed-slightly-in-september-10357842 by <br/> <br/> U.S. pork exports are continuing year-over-year increases, but the country’s beef exports slowed in September. In fact, US beef exports failed to exceed last year’s level for the first time in 2022. Data from the USDA was analyzed by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). It showed that despite the recent slowdown, beef exports still logged record levels in the first nine months of 2022. Wed, 16 Nov 2022 06:37:00 GMT Hide exports down by 39% in value, 25% in area http://www.leathermag.com/news/newshide-exports-down-by-39-in-value-25-in-area-10283860 http://www.leathermag.com/news/newshide-exports-down-by-39-in-value-25-in-area-10283860 by <br/> <br/> Brazil’s October hide exports totaled US$90.0 million, a decline of 38.9% compared to the same month last year when the total was US$147.2 million, and 15.8% from September. Thu, 10 Nov 2022 05:23:00 GMT