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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

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry

Prada's revenue up by 2%

Aug 1, 2019 / Italy
The Milan-based luxury house present their consolidated financial results for the first semester of 2019 ended on the 30th of June. Small increase in revenue marked the period

Indian exports reach 5.69 billion US dollars

Jul 30, 2019 / India
India’s export of leather and leather products for the last financial year reached 5 691.00 million US dollars, compared to 5 740.97 million US dollars in the previous year. This represents a small decline of 0.87%

Indian Leather industry looking for partnerships in Uganda

Jul 29, 2019 / Uganda
A delegation of businessmen from the manufacturing leather industry in India are participating in a trade mission to the African country. CLE is leading the initiative

Hermès: Asia continues to drive sales growth

Jul 24, 2019 / France
The Paris-based luxury group confirmed its strong sales momentum over the first half of 2019 reporting 12% growth at constant exchange rates and 15 % at current exchange rates

Chanel acquires stake in Italian tannery

Jul 16, 2019 / Italy
The French luxury brand took another step in its strategy to reinforce its production process by acquiring a stake in Conceria Samanta, an Italian tannery company specialized in printed leathers, which has been its supplier for several years

Double digit fall in Argentina's production

Jul 12, 2019 / Argentina
Bad news continues for the Argentinian industry. According to the latest technical report issued by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC), production in the country fell by 6.9% in the month of May, in comparison to similar period in 2018

Leather industry in Kenya claims export's duty revision

Jul 11, 2019 / Kenya
Traders affiliated in the East Africa Hides and Skins Association gathered and renew their demands for a revised export duty on raw hides and skins in the East African market to safeguard the industry

Bangladesh: leather sector closes the year on the red

Jul 9, 2019 / Bangladesh
Notwithstanding the good performance of leather footwear exports, the leather industry as a whole registered a decline of 6.06% in revenue. The industry closed financial year 2018-19 below the target set for exports

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
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