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Leather

Fulvia Bacchi from Lineapelle: Sustainability is not a new word for us

Mar 31, 2020 / Italy
During the last edition of Lineapelle we spoke with Fulvia Bacchi, CEO of the trade show and UNIC General Manager. Watch the interview and learn a bit more about the current trends of the leather industry

Micam closes 89th edition with a 5% drop in attendance

Feb 20, 2020 / Italy
The International Footwear Show promoted by Assocalzaturifici recorded a slight drop (-5%) in the numbers of visitors who, over the four-day event, were able to visit 1 205 companies exhibiting (628 Italian and 577 foreign)

Danny D’Alessandro: leather is a life material

Feb 16, 2020 / Italy
While another edition of Mipel kicks off we recall the interview with Danny D’Alessandro CEO of the Milan-based trade show and General Manager of Assopellettieri

Pakistan leather industry with good semester

Jan 28, 2020 / Pakistan
During the first six months of the current fiscal year Pakistan’s leather goods exports grew by 11.1%. Exports of footwear with double digit increases in the period

UNIC launches Real Leather is Real Sustainability campaign

Jan 15, 2020 / Italy
A three-year long worldwide campaign communicating and promoting at 360 degrees the excellence of leather. Real Leather is Real Sustainability is the motto

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by 10.6%

Jan 14, 2020 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 475.83 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first six months of the new financial year. A decline of 10.61% from the previous year

Uzbekistan industry aims to grow exports

Jan 6, 2020 / Uzbekistan
The local government is pushing ahead a programme to liberalise a state and economy with a strong heritage from the post-Soviet era. The aim is to grow exports of the clothing and footwear industry

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Top reasons to choose leather shoes

Dec 6, 2019 / Portugal
A new Portuguese Shoes by APICCAPS video recalling some of the main reasons to buy leather shoes. A contribution to the current discussions about sustainable materials and products

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

Industry reacts to Vogue Business article

Nov 29, 2019 / European Union
The article titled Fashion's biodiversity problem was published on platform Vogue Business. Several industry bodies arguee it conveys misleading information

Limited edition bags by Joana Vasconcelos and Labuta

Nov 25, 2019 / Portugal
A limited and exclusive edition of leather bags designed by artist Joana Vasconcelos has been announced

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

Bangladesh: support to exports will continue

Nov 4, 2019 / Bangladesh
During the Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leather Goods International Sourcing Show the Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced support to the industry will carry on

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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