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Sustainability - More than ‘Carbon Neutral’ - Patagonia Wants to Be ‘Carbon Positive’
Egypt Today has reported on the latest news on the El-Roubiki Leather City located in the outskirts of Cairo. Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Saeed el Assar and Industry Ministry Amr Nassar signed on Thursday 10 October a contract for operating, managing, maintaining and developing the tanneries center in El-Roubiki Leather City in line with environmental and safety standards.
Exemption Request from Leather Tariff - Tapestry tables tariff exemption request for leather handbags
Leathergoods and footwear group Tapestry has made a formal request to the US Trade Representative that leather handbags imported into the US from China be exempt from a proposed increase in tariffs, reports Leatherbiz.
Egypt - Tanneries to be relocated in El Roubiki Leather City
Leathergoods - LVMH’s leather goods results led by Louis Vuitton
The luxury French conglomerate LVMH recorded 16% increase in revenue to €38.4 billion in the first nine months of 2019, with The Fashion & Leather Goods business group achieving organic revenue growth of 18% in the period, reports ILM.
China’s leading international event for the leather industry wrapped up another successful edition, its 22nd, on 5 September 2019. 1,056 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions were joined by more than 23,300 visitors in Shanghai from 3 - 5 September. Over 20,000 buyers were from the major manufacturing provinces in China. The fair covered 92,000 sqm and 8 halls of the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC).
The leather used by Del Sur complies with international environmental regulations, hence the tanneries used for the manufacture of the products, all establishments are audited by international environmental organizations and associations.
The leather sector is facing a double pronged assault as we approach the fourth quarter of 2019 – namely the ongoing tariff war between the US and China and the growing competition from synthetic materials in the design and manufacture of apparel and footwear.
It was snowing, according to APLF Director Michael Duck, twenty two years ago when the All China Leather Exhibition started and the damp, grey weather was even more dismal this morning: only to be perfectly matched by the first report by Mr. Chen Zhang Guang, Secretary General of China Leather Industry Association to be almost totally loaded with shrinking rather than expanding numbers.Our September 3 issue of Leatherbiz Weekly includes the latest edition of our exclusive Leather Pipeline market intelligence report.
Launch of a fresh campaign promoting the use of genuine leather Frank Boehly, president of the CNC (Conseil National du Cuir), divulges how the French leather industry copes and endeavours towards an enactment of this law at the European level. The CNC represents a sector of 9,400 companies generating 25 billion euros annually, of which 10.6 billion are generated by exports.
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