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Leather sector in India to benefit from shifting businesses

Feb 4, 2019 / India
The Indian leather sector is expecting businesses to shift away from China and other locations with higher labour costs. They also want to lower exposure from volatile market conditions and are looking for alternative markets

India: new Chairman for the CLE

Jan 23, 2019 / India
P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports with effect from the 17th of January onwards

Portuguese footwear strengthens digital focus

Jan 23, 2019 / Portugal
The CTCP, Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, promoted an event to present new technologies for the local footwear cluster, developed through projects integrated in its digital strategy

India: leather industry aiming at 5%-6% growth

Jan 21, 2019 / India
The leather-based industry in India is anticipating registering a growth rate of 5% to 6% in exports for the current fiscal year, 2018-19, according to the Council for Leather Exports

Footwear is good news in Bangladesh

Jan 15, 2019 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh, in the first 5 months of the year exports revenue of the leather and footwear industries as a whole underperformed according to the targets set. However, exports of footwear managed to grow in the period

Youzme and let's play

Jan 15, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a Portuguese-based brand of kids footwear, headquartered in the north of the country where the local footwear industry has its deep roots. Youzme was born within Liago, a company with roughly 3 decades of experience in this industry

Inspiramais starts in São Paulo

Jan 15, 2019 / Brazil
The event representing the official launch of materials and products developed during the last months started today in the Pro Magno Events Centre, in the Brazilian city

Leather industry in India: clashes over definition of finished products

Jan 9, 2019 / India
Semi-finished leather makers asked permission for the exports of their products to be treated as finished leather with a view to increase the business. Leather garment and footwear manufacturers reacted immediately

Indian exports go up

Jan 2, 2019 / India
The country's exports of leather, leather products and footwear have increased by 5.25% (value in rupee) during the period April-October as compared to similar period last year

Leather industry in Pakistan asks for Government action

Dec 27, 2018 / Pakistan
The Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PLGMEA) has expressed concerns over the steep decline in leather-related exports in a meeting with Finance Minister and the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR)

Nigeria: local association urges government to act on imports

Nov 2, 2018 / Nigeria
The Leather Products Manufacturers Association of Abia State (LEPMAAS) has urged the Nigerian Government to urgently tackle threats posed by imported shoes, bags and belts to local manufacturers

Lineapelle with more overseas visitors

Oct 9, 2018 / Italy
The 95th edition of Lineapelle, presenting the Autumn/Winter 2019/2020, was held at Fieramilano Rho from the 25th to the 27th of September

US industry bodies planning to merge

Oct 5, 2018 / United States
At their joint annual meeting, the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) and Leather Industries of America (LIA) have agreed to seek a merger

Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France

Oct 5, 2018 / France
French leather goods manufacturer Longchamp has inaugurated its sixth workshop in France, while embracing the challenge of finding new employees to recruit and train for its production

India aims to double leather exports

Sep 19, 2018 / India
The Council for Leather Exports has presented a detailed action plan – Strategy for Growth of Leather Sector – for next seven years. The local authorities are aiming for significant growth of leather exports
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