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Nigerian Government in Talks with IMF
21 October, 2021
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China’s Fosun Fashion Group in Lanvin Rebrand
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by China's Fosun Fashion Group has changed its name to Lanvin Group and could pursue acquisitions as its seeks to build a global portfolio of luxury brands, the company said yesterday,...

Swiss to Invest in Bangladesh Leather Sector
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 by According to Switzerland's ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard, entreprenuers from the country are interested in investing in Bangladesh’s leather sector. A Swiss envoy shared...

Indonesian Apparel Firm Signals Industry Risks
Monday, October 11, 2021 by Indonesia’s apparel sector has come under scrutiny following the plunge into distress for a major clothing firm. The credit market tumble is fuelling broader concerns about the...

Tandy Leather Inc. Delisted from Nasdaq
Monday, October 11, 2021 by The Nasdaq Stock Market announced that it will delist the common stock of Tandy Leather Factory Inc. The American specialty retailer and wholesale distributor of leather and...

Assomac presents its new logo, updates its web portal, and achieves the European Collective Mark
Friday, October 08, 2021 by A new style and communication approach for the association which represents the Italian manufacturers of technology for footwear, leathergoods and tanning, in order to be open to...

EU and GIZ Collaborate to Support Nigerian Enterprises
Tuesday, October 05, 2021 by The European Union in collaboration with the German International Population Project and supported by Jaiz Bank PLC, has backed the economic viability more than 250 micro, small...

Bangladesh Leather Industry Authority Proposed
Thursday, September 30, 2021 by Speakers at a Task Force meeting in Bangladesh recently proposed to set up a Leather Industry Authority under the industry’s ministry to develop the sector and solve some of its...

Elitron’s Booster cutting system took center stage
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 by Monte Urano, 27th Semptember 2021 – Great to be back in the saddle and see familiar and new faces in Milan last week. Although the fair itself may not have been as busy as...

Turkish Leather Capacity on Slow Rise
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 by The Turkish manufacturing industry’s capacity utilisation rate (CUR) increased month-on-month in September, marking the fourth straight monthly rise, according to data. The...

Italian Firms Consider Pakistan Industry Investments
Monday, September 20, 2021 by According to Pakistan’s ambassador to Italy, the country’s companies are keen to pour investment into various sectors of Pakistan and the investment will further strengthen economic...

Vietnam Industry Needs Recovery Time
Monday, September 13, 2021 by Vietnam’s garment, textile and shoe sectors have been hit hard by the pandemic, and businesses could take a long time to recover. Some companies said they faced delays in delivery and...

New French Leather Goods Workshop for Hermès
Monday, September 13, 2021 by Hermès International inaugurated its 19th leather goods workshop in France, last week, as it continues to expand production capacity to keep pace with a seemingly endless demand...

Kenyan Leather Industry Takes Covid-19 Hit
Monday, September 13, 2021 by The Covid-19 pandemic had a mixed impact on Kenya’s manufacturing sector last year, with half of the sector recording growth while the other half suffered huge losses.

Chinese Industry Growth Slows
Monday, September 13, 2021 by As the country faced sporadic outbreaks of the delta variant of Covid-19, as well as bad weather, including floods and typhoons, which impacted clothing sales, China’s apparel...

Indian Goverment Plans to Extend Leather Incentive Scheme
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 by India’s government is likely to extend its incentive scheme for the leather and footwear industries, IFLADP, until 2025-26 with an outlay of ₹1,700 crore. They plan to further...

Bentley Joins Leather Working Group
Monday, September 06, 2021 by British luxury car manufacturer Bentley has become the first automotive brand to join the Leather Working Group (LWG). The move comes as part of its ambition to become the world’s...

Rwanda to Get New Tannery Park in Bugesera
Friday, August 27, 2021 by Rwanda’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has assured players in the leather value chain that plans for a modern tannery park in Bugesera District are in place. The aim is to reduce...

Ethiopia and Italy Sign Deal to Gain Support for Industry’s Women
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by Ethiopia and Italy signed a cooperation agreement intended to gain the support of the latter for women to enter and grow in Ethiopia's leather industry. Signing the agreement were...

Vietnam Expects Economic High Growth
Monday, August 23, 2021 by Subject to how the country can control the latest COVID-19 outbreak, Vietnam’s economy is expected to grow by 6.5% this year. The US remains Vietnam’s biggest export market, followed...

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