28 April 2022
Spain’s hide and leather sector earned the country more than €100 million in the first two months of 2022, an increase of 38% compared to the same period in 2021, reports Leatherbiz.
Raw hides brought in €26 million, semi-finished hides €12.3 million and finished leather €63.3 million in January and February this year. These figures indicate year-on-year growth of 15.4%, 27.7% and 52.4% respectively.
Imports increased too. Tanners brought in raw hides worth €10.5 million, semi-finished hides worth €18.1 million and finished leather with a value of €40.7 million. These figures mean increases of 43.3%, 80% and 55.7% respectively.
The figures come from Spain’s customs authority.