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Indian leather industry takes a dive

Dec 10, 2019 / India
The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) has shared data regarding the export's performance during the period from April to August, with drops across most categories

Exports in Pakistan with good momentum

Dec 10, 2019 / Pakistan
In the first four months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan's exports of footwear increased both in volume and value

Declining exports in India

Dec 3, 2019 / India
The weak demand from key European countries impacted the performance of the exports of the Indian leather industry

Cambodia is benefiting from tariffs relief

Nov 22, 2019 / Cambodia
Exports of footwear and travel goods by Cambodia increased in the first nine months of this year, thanks to tariff privileges received from the US under its GSP

EU-Singapore free trade agreement entered into force

Nov 22, 2019 / European Union
The free trade agreement (FTA) signed by the European Union and the Republic of Singapore back in October 2018 entered into force yesterday

AAFA opposes CBP proposal to reclassify fashion footwear

Nov 22, 2019 / United States
The association representing the American footwear and apparel industries wrote to the Customs and Broder Protection warning for the consequences of the decision

Brazil's first mission to Peru evaluated as positive

Nov 21, 2019 / Brazil
This was confirmed by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association. This first trade mission to Peru took place in mid-November

Argentina: CIMA is calling for protectionism

Nov 21, 2019 / Argentina
The Chamber of the Leather Industries in Argentina is worried with the state of the industry and have asked for protection

Ecuador lowers tariffs for sports shoes

Nov 13, 2019 / Ecuador
The government of Ecuador reduced import tariffs on shoes and equipments for sports

Alibaba's Singles' Day sales top 38 billion US dollars

Nov 12, 2019 / China
The Hangzhou-based group announced that it generated 268.4 billion renminbi (38.4 billion US dollars) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on 2019 Singles' Day

EU: 26 million articles suspected of infringing IP rights

Nov 7, 2019 / European Union
The conclusion is from the report on the European Union (EU) customs enforcement of intellectual property rights. Data refers to the year 2018

Mexico: tariffs on imports to remain

Oct 25, 2019 / Mexico
The decision follows a previous announcement indicating tariffs on imports from countries with whom Mexico has no free trade agreement could be eased

Turkish international trade in detail

Oct 23, 2019 / Turkey
According to Turkish Statistical Institute the share of large enterprises in exports was 44.6%. Exports were mostly aimed to the EU 28. More details were revealed

Vietnam's industry progress towards its target

Oct 22, 2019 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso the target for the turnover from leather and footwear exports set for 2019 is 21.5 billion US dollars, a 10% increase from 2018

Egypt: leather exports decline by more than 30%

Oct 21, 2019 / Egypt
The President of the Export Council for Leather Industries Mahmoud Sarg is being quoted for attributing this performance to the global demand decline
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