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Calcutta leather complex sees light through coronavirus gloom
25 March, 2020
The coronavirus has badly hit exports of leather goods, from India’s...
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Kenyan Government Eyes 35 New Industrial Centres
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by According to Kenya’s Trade and Industrialisation cabinet secretary, Peter Munya, the government will launch the centres at Othaya, Nyeri County at the end of the month. He said...

Timberland to Build Responsible Leather Supply Chain
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by Timberland has partnered with Other Half Processing to build a responsible leather supply chain, which will be sourced from ranches that employ regenerative practices

Partners of the hides, skins and leather value chain agree on traceability objectives
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Discussing issues of interest to the value chain of tanners' raw materials

USHSLA Applauds U.S. Decision to Exempt EU Leather Imports from Retaliation in Airbus Subsidies Dispute
Friday, October 04, 2019 by The US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) today welcomed the U.S. government’s decision to exempt from retaliation EU leather imports

No End in Sight for Bangladeshi Leather Industry Struggles
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 by The lack of a fully functional central effluence treatment plant (CETP) and solid waste management at the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate has proved to be a huge hindrance to...

ISA TanTec Begins Work on Second Vietnam Tannery
Saturday, August 24, 2019 by Leather Supplier ISA TanTec has given the go-ahead for construction on its second Vietnam-based tannery to begin.

Karen Millen and Coast in Boohoo’s Sights but 1100 Jobs at Risk
Thursday, August 08, 2019 by Following Boohoo’s £18m purchase of the online businesses belonging to Karen Millen and Coast, which took them out of administration, more than 200 UK outlets of the stores are set...

Legal Ganga Tanneries to Reopen
Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Indian state government has finally decided to allow all legal tanneries to carry out operations in the city of Kanpur, announcing that it would set up a separate 20 MLD...

Bottega Veneta Expands Leather Goods Plant
Thursday, June 27, 2019 by Leather House Bottega Veneta announced this week it will expand its Veneto-based Manifattura Veneta Pelletterie manufacturing company

Moda appoints director of footwear
Friday, June 14, 2019 by Moda, the heart of UK fashion and the trade show that brings fashion to life, has announced the appointment of Lisa Govier to the newly created role of Director of Footwear.

Nepal Government to Tighten Import of Luxury Goods
Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Nepal’s finance minister, Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the government will control disorganised and frivolous imports, especially those related to the import of luxury goods,...

Raw Skin Smuggling Key Challenge to Kenyan Leather
Thursday, April 18, 2019 by Smuggling of skins remains biggest challenge for Kenya's tanneries

Bangladesh Plans to Lead Through Leather
Thursday, April 04, 2019 by As Bangladesh continues on its journey to reaching the status of a developing country, industry top dogs feel it is important that the country capitalise on any opportunity on the...

Leather Naturally Reaches Campaign Funding Goal
Monday, April 01, 2019 by Leather Naturally has reached its $1.5 million fundraising goal for a global campaign to promote the use of leather

Kenya Still to Enforce Shoe Import Duty Tax
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by It’s been nearly a year since Kenya announced a 35% duty on leather imports, but the Treasury is yet to collect the tax, thanks in part to a disagreement between local manufacturers...

Blockchain to Protect Italian Products from Counterfeiters
Monday, March 25, 2019 by Italian tanners are the world's leading producers of leather, and the fight to diminish the number of counterfeiters creating knock-off “Made in Italy” textiles is a major problem.

LVMH Promises “Responsible” Crocodile Skins
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by LVMH has announced it will be boosting measures to make sure a “responsible supply” of crocodile skins is distributed in its collections.

Punjab Leather Factory Fire Wreaks Havok
Friday, February 08, 2019 by Tens of thousands of pounds worth of goods and machinery were destroyed in a major fire that broke out at a leather factory situated in Ludhiana, India, yesterday morning

Leather Naturally welcomes five new members
Thursday, January 24, 2019 by Leather Naturally announced that it has welcomed five new members in the last month of 2018. These new members include Pulcra Chemicals, Siddiq Shafi Group, BLeather, Leathermex...

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