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Vietnamese leather and footwear exporters must comply with the EU-Việt Nam free trade agreement’s rules of origin and be prepared to deal with EU barriers and anti-dumping measures, speakers said at a seminar held in Ho Chi Mihn City.
Figures for US raw material exports from the US Hide Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) confirm the pattern that has prevailed all year. Exports of wet-salted hides between January and September are up in volume and value, while global exports of wet blue are down.
A new report from real estate company Savills has shown that Paris is the city with the highest number of luxury store openings so far in 2017, reports Leatherbiz.
Leather chemicals manufacturer reported a 25% increase in third quarter revenue to €2.4 billion, partly as a result of contributions from its new Chemtura group of businesses, as well as from higher sales volumes.
Italian outdoor footwear brand Aku is celebrating the award of official Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification for one of its products.
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