World Footwear

Leather

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

Lacoste Footwear with new Product Director

Sep 19, 2018 / United Kingdom
The joint venture between French sports brand Lacoste and London-based group Pentland, Lacoste Footwear, has appointed Marc Hare as its new Product Director

Indian companies looking for new business in Australia

Sep 12, 2018 / India
India’s Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will lead a delegation of 30 footwear, leathergoods and garment companies to Footwear & Leather Show Australia

Tanzania: leather exports impacted by levy

Jul 31, 2018 / Tanzania
Tanzanian leather exporters are asking the Government to scrap the 10% export levy on leather exports that is causing buyers to shift to other countries

Pakistan: leather industry is the second largest export sector

Jul 20, 2018 / Pakistan
Information comes from official authorities. Pakistan's leather industry is the second largest export sector after textile

India and Vietnam solidify business ties

Jul 16, 2018 / Vietnam
A group of businessmen from Indian leather companies travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to met with their Vietnamese counterparts

Leather shoes demand goes down

Jul 12, 2018 / World
A new study by Bloomberg highlights that the growing popularity of sneakers is the main reason for decreasing demand for leather shoes

Rwandan economy boosted by growth in leather sector

Jul 6, 2018 / Rwanda
A 24% increase in the leather output helped the Rwandan economy grow by 6.1% in 2017, with a 10.5% growth rate registered in the fourth quarter

India’s push for local leather

Jul 2, 2018 / India
The local Government seems determined to keep boosting the local leather industry

Belarus ban on raw hides exports

Jun 27, 2018 / Belarus
With this new ruling, going forward all deals will have to be approved by the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. The new ban on raw hides exports takes place in a market which has been traditionally closed

Senegal's leather output down by 1.4%

Jun 25, 2018 / Senegal
Local authorities confirmed Senegal’s leather industry is on a downturn moment. The country’s Commerce Ministry confirmed production has declined by 1.4% in the first quarter of the year

Leather included in Pakistan’s new exports package

Jun 12, 2018 / Pakistan
The country's Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved the extension of the existing export package for the next three years. Leather sector has been included in the package
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