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The second issue of Leatherbiz Market Intelligence for 2021, including our exclusive fortnightly Leather Pipeline report and its usual analysis of the leather value chain, is now available for subscribers to read on the website.
Hans van Haarst, CEO of Dutch chemical company Smit & Zoon, joins ILM Editor Isabella Griffiths on the latest episode of the podcast series “View from the top”, which is available to download and listen to for free here as well as via Apple Podcast, Spotify and Deezer.
Italy’s main national footwear industry body, Assocalzaturifici, has said its member companies experienced an average fall in sales of 33% in the first three quarters of 2020.
Continue on the path of sustainability and an increasingly circular economy model. See 2020 as a dramatically disruptive year. And that, precisely for this reason, has required (and will continue to require) a structurally evolutionary approach to the tannery, because only in this way can it challenge the emergency.
With the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s 14th five-year plan period set to begin in 2021, China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) representatives recently travelled to Zhejiang province to survey and discuss the impacts of the plan with leather manufacturers in the cities of Jiaxing and Pinghu, reports Leatherbiz.