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Zimbabwe: modernisation is the way

Jun 18, 2019 / Zimbabwe
The African country is appealing to its tanneries to focus on modernisation as a way of succeeding

Bangladesh: leather industry below exports target

Jun 11, 2019 / Bangladesh
Notwithstanding the good performance of leather footwear exports, the leather industry as a whole registered a decline of 8.69% in revenue in the first 10 months of the year. The industry is below the target set for exports

Leather Naturally celebrates another milestone

Jun 7, 2019 / Netherlands
After successfully raising over 1.5 million US dollars to fund a global campaign to promote leather, the Leather Naturally initiative now confirms that it has over 100 members

India’s leather footwear exports up by 1%

Jun 6, 2019 / India
According to the Council for Leather Exports in the first 10 months of the fiscal year exports of leather footwear increased by roughly 1%. Exports of the overall leather industry are declining

JBS USA announces 95 million US dollars' investment

Jun 6, 2019 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company announced a 95 million US dollars expansion project at its Grand Island (Nebraska) beef production facility

New York will host the World Leather Congress

May 30, 2019 / United States
The fourth World Leather Congress is planned to take place the day before the Summer Lineapelle New York on Tuesday the 16th July

Egypt extends fees on crust leather exports

May 17, 2019 / Egypt
Trade and Industry Minister Amr Nassar has extended fees on crust leather exports for one year more, starting on this month

Talking sustainability with the Chairman of Leather Naturally

Premium ContentApr 30, 2019 / World
Leather Naturally has recently secured funding of 1.5 million US dollars to launch a global campaign to promote the use of leather. We took the opportunity to speak to Egbert Dikkers, Chairman of the Leather Naturally Management Board

Bangladesh with leather exports off target

Apr 18, 2019 / Bangladesh
In the first nine months of the current financial year, exports revenue of the leather industry in Bangladesh declined by 9%, reaching just over 770 million US dollars

A successful World Footwear Congress

Apr 9, 2019 / CEC
The sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress took place last week in Naples, located in an European region with high footwear industry representation. The debate focused on themes under the topic Digitalisation for a sustainable footwear industry

Pan African leather fair to be held in Egypt

Mar 20, 2019 / Egypt
Informa Exhibitions have announced the launch of Pan African Leather Fair to be held in June 2020, in Cairo. Powered by APLF, the exhibition will be the definitive event for the leather industry in the Middle East and Africa

Sustainability to the fore at APLF

Mar 15, 2019 / Hong Kong
Sustainability cuts across all sectors so it is not just sustainability and leather. The 4 events taking place in Hong Kong these days are all drawn together and linked not only by materials, manufacturing, components and fashion applications but by sustainability itself

The APLF fairs kicked-off today in Hong Kong

Mar 13, 2019 / Hong Kong
APLF Leather & Materials, Fashion Access and Cashmere World opened its doors to the public. The trade fairs have a parallel programme of seminars, workshops and talks. The Global Footwear Executive Summit was held yesterday in the same venue

Vietnam: footwear exports up by 10.5%

Feb 19, 2019 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. In 2018 Vietnam's exports crossed the 16 million US dollars threshold and growth reached double digit

Tomorrow’s challenges by Victor Luis

Feb 18, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world and went over the challenging momentum of today's markets. That was the starting point to go on a reflection about tomorrow's main challenges within the fashion industry

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