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One of the main public awareness campaigns and law enforcement actions that prohibits the use of the term "synthetic leather" in Brazil is underway once again. Another edition of the Leather Law Blitz (Blitz Lei de Couro), coordinated by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), will cover wholesale traders in the Brás and Bom Retiro regions of São Paulo state up until the end of April, verifying communication with brands and retailers in reference to articles made of leather or synthetic materials.
Council for Leather Exports (CLE) has estimated that India's leather exports will peak to USD 27 billion by 2020, from the present level of USD 5.89 billion, given proper encouragement and support.
The United Kingdom has been exhibiting in Hong Kong at APLF since 1985 and has always enjoyed a close and fruitful relationship with the fair Organisers.
The leather industry is set for another boost after the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives announced its intention to start a leather clothes production line in the country.
Representatives from the COMESA-Leather and Leather Products Institute (LLPI) visited Madagascar at the end of March on a fact-finding mission, reports Leatherbiz.
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