World Footwear

Leather

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

LWG signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC

Oct 17, 2019 / Italy
Following 9 months of meetings and discussions, the Leather Working Group (LWG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UNIC, the Italian National Tanning Association

EU and Germany to partner with Nigeria’s leather sector

Oct 10, 2019 / Nigeria
Local news agencies are reporting the European Union (EU) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) are partnering with Nigeria to boost the country’s leather industry

Francal Ablac Show announced

Oct 9, 2019 / Brazil
Francal and Ablac teamed up with an aim to stimulate the footwear market and unite the entire production chain

UNIC with worldwide leather campaign

Oct 7, 2019 / Italy
The National Tanning Industry Union in Italy is launching a campaign focusing on communicating the advantages and benefits of using leather
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