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In the leather industry, nearly all manufacturers are operating with slim profit margins. As a result, there is a growing interest in finding cost efficient sources of raw material.

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Choosing that perfect bag can often be intimidating. After all, a bag can say a lot about who you are and what you do. Rest assured though that there are plenty of options to choose from that come in a variety of colors, materials and sizes

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This August, over 4,000 Harley-Davidson dealers from all around the world will meet in Nashville, Tennessee. The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center will host dealers and vendors from over 60 countries for the three-day exclusive event.

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Hong Kong’s Yue Yuen to Move Production to Southeast Asia

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Yue Yuen Industries, the Hong Kong-listed footwear manufacturer, is to move more of its manufacturing out of China and into other Southeast Asian countries, as the US-China trade conflict gives no hints of slowing down.

German Leather Federation in Bid to Ban Terms Like ‘Vegan Leather’

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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The German Leather Federation (VDL) has issued a ‘cease and desist’ letter to a vegan start-up that sells handbags made out of ‘apple leather’.

Bangladesh Leather Industry Flailing, Industrial Park Still Not Complete 16 Years On

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Bangladesh has seen a dramatic fall in its leather export earnings and rawhide price, and the problems have been attributed to the government's failure to complete an industrial park promised a massive 16 years ago.

LANXESS to sell its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is selling its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises, a Chinese leather chemicals producer

Versace Apologises After T-Shirt Angers China

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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Luxury fashion label Versace and its artistic director, Donatella Versace, issued an apology to China this weekend after one of its T-shirts was criticised for identifying the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau as countries.

Japan to be Removed from South Korea’s Preferred Trade List

Sunday, August 11, 2019

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South Korea announced this week that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade, with many seeing the move as a countermeasure to Tokyo’s recent decision to downgrade Seoul’s trade status amid a diplomatic row.