World Footwear


AAFA and Kenya Association of Manufacturers together to promote economic growth in the industry

Sep 22, 2021 / United States
The two entities signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on policy areas of mutual interest through joint advocacy and information sharing on industry best practices

Leather industry in Kenya claims export's duty revision

Jul 11, 2019 / Kenya
Traders affiliated in the East Africa Hides and Skins Association gathered and renew their demands for a revised export duty on raw hides and skins in the East African market to safeguard the industry

Kenya to create 70 000 jobs in the leather industry

Apr 3, 2018 / Kenya
According to Principal Secretary (PS) Betty Maina, Kenya’s government is focused on creating 70 000 jobs in the leather industry by 2022

Kenya wants to scrap import duty on raw leather

Oct 13, 2017 / Kenya
The African country plans to remove the duty on raw leather imports. The local authorities aim to promote more addition of value in the local manufacturing process

Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations

Mar 8, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector

Kenya to launch a strategy to revamp the leather sector

Mar 7, 2017 / Kenya
Confirmation comes from the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperation, Mr. Adan Mohamed

Kenya to ban imports of low quality leather

May 3, 2016 / Kenya
The country plans to put in place rules to ensure that all leather imports meet quality standards

Kenya to promote investments in the leather industry

Mar 29, 2016 / Kenya
The African country plans to promote investment initiatives for its leather industry in order to boost local production

Ocean Sole turns old flip flops into new objects

Sep 1, 2014 / Kenya
Organization in Kenya collects old slippers and turns them into toys, jewelry, sculptures and other objects

Kenya focused on reviving its leather industry

Jul 15, 2014 / Kenya
Industrialization Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed has named a task force to work on the recovery of the local leather industry
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