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The latest edition of our exclusive fortnightly market intelligence report, Leather Pipeline, suggests that the Indian leather industry is well placed to benefit from the shift of low-cost production out of China.
Our exclusive Leather Pipeline suggests 2018 should be the year the industry proactively promotes leather as a sustainable alternative to plastic-based materials, particularly as momentum gathers behind initiatives that are highlighting ocean pollution.
Bangladesh’s exports of leather and leather products in the first six months of the current financial year (July-December 2017) brought in USD 620 million. This represents a fall of 1.2 percent compared to the same period a year earlier.
JBS Couros presented the latest edition of its global Authentic Collection– Deep Into Nature for the furniture industry, with leathers produced in Italy, South America and Asia at the Showtime Event held at High Point in North Caroline, USA.
Recently, Ningbo Customs carried out a special campaign to crack down on leather smuggling codenamed "NB1712". The General Administration of Customs on "Combating Foreign Trash" smuggling activities verified the import of 23,000 tons of wet-salted leather This is the largest case of smuggling of imported goods in the country since the establishment of Ningbo Customs.