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Alliance France Cuir appoints new president

Jul 4, 2024 / France
Christophe Dehard has been elected as President of the French leather industry confederation Alliance France Cuir for the next three years. He succeeds Frank Boehly

Bangladesh leather exports on the decline

Jun 19, 2024 / Bangladesh
It seems that the year 2023-2024 won’t be a positive one for Bangladesh’s leather exports. With one month left to the end of the year, total leather exports have declined by 14.17% year-over-year

LVMH increases its stake in the Spanish tannery Riba Guixà

Jun 5, 2024 / France
LVMH’s Métiers d’Art has signed an agreement to increase its stake in Riba Guixà, the Spanish tannery renowned for its expertise in tanning Enterfino lambskin

Indian leather exports down for the year

May 23, 2024 / India
Exports of leather and leather goods fell by nearly 10% in the fiscal year ending last March, as compared with the previous fiscal year, due to weak demand from markets such as the US and Europe

Manuel Rios re-elected Cotance President

May 23, 2024 / European Union
Manuel Rios has been unanimously re-elected as President of the European leather industry body for the next two years at the recent General Assembly held on the 15th of May

ECHA apologises for misleading claims on leather goods and footwear

May 3, 2024 / CEC
The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has apologised for an infographic published on its communication channels which misleadingly attributed carcinogenic properties to leather goods and footwear

Sustained positive trend in French leather exports

May 2, 2024 / France
According to the latest data from Alliance France Cuir (ex-Conseil National du Cuir), French leather exports slowed in 2023, but still showed a slight increase of 6% year-on-year to 18.9 billion euros

Cortume Krumenauer: five generations tannery and an innovative retail concept

Apr 25, 2024 / Brazil
Get to know Cortume Krumenauer, a Brazilian-based tannery specialised in the production of vegetable-tanned leather and learn more about their business, which now also includes Sculp Leather Store

Bangladeshi leather footwear exports continue to fall

Apr 11, 2024 / Bangladesh
The downward trend continues. Bangladesh’s leather footwear exports fell by around 27% year-on-year in the nine months to March 2024, leading to a decline in the overall leather exports

APLF attracts around 12 000 visitors

Apr 10, 2024 / Hong Kong
The organisers said it was a “successful” return to Hong Kong in an edition “tempered by slow market demand”, which attracted around 12 000 buyers, with China and India topping the top 10 visitor countries

Dr. Martens boots its sustainability efforts

Apr 5, 2024 / United Kingdom
The British footwear brand has announced a partnership with The Boot Repair Company to create a brand-new repair service. It has also launched a recycled leather collection and resale platform

CTC appoints new President

Apr 4, 2024 / France
The French Leather, Footwear, Leather Goods and Gloves sector research centre has elected Arnaud Haefelin to the role of President. He took over from Patrice Mignon at the end of March

Signs of optimism at the close of APLF

Mar 27, 2024 / Hong Kong
The leather trade fair returned to Hong Kong from the 19th to the 21st of March, with most leaving with positive impressions despite some caution due to the challenging macro environment

The CICB Sustainability Forum discussed Links for Traceability

Mar 22, 2024 / Brazil
An entire afternoon of debates took place at the Fimec fair in Novo Hamburgo (Brazil) bringing together professionals from the entire leather chain, including tanneries, chemicals, livestock slaughterhouses, and machinery

Fimec ends on a positive note

Mar 21, 2024 / Brazil
The latest edition of the Brazilian trade fair Fimec attracted around 20 000 visitors interested in innovative solutions for hides and leather, chemicals, components, machinery and technology
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