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China is one of the important markets for Brazilian leather and eight Brazilian leather companies headed by The Brazilian Leather Project plan to visit China to promote leather exports.
An investigation into food inspectors in Brazil has had immediate and serious repercussions for the country’s beef industry. Inspectors are accused of taking bribes to let unfit meat make its way into the retail supply chain.
Under the organisational expertise of the Brazilian Leather Project and with the backing of the Brazilian Export Promotion & Investment Agency (APEX-Brasil), the Brazilian tanning industry will once again be out in force at APLF Leather 2017.
Brazil exported 11.37 million pairs of shoes in January for a value of US $81.4 million, according to the latest data from Brazilian footwear association Abicalçados.
Figures from the Department of Foreign Trade from the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) show that in the first month of 2017 Brazil shipped USD150.6 million hides and skins overseas. Further analysis carried out by the Department of Trade Intelligence at CICB (the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry) says the number corresponds to a total area of 14.7 million square meters.
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