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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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Brazil’s hide exports up by 45% in value in 2021

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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Exports of hides and skins in December, presented by SECEX (Secretary of Foreign Trade) of the Ministry of Economy, totaled US$121.5 million. This is 17.6% higher than the same month in 2020, when US$103.3 million were exported. The value is also 20.6% higher than in November when exports totaled US$100.7 million.

Three Tannery Parks Planned in Bangladesh

Friday, January 7, 2022

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The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) is planning to build three more leather industrial estates in the next five years, which will create more than 400,000 jobs. The plans come as a response to what they see as the administration’s failure to make the Tannery Industrial Estate built on the bank of the Dhaleshwari river in Savar functional. Under the plans, the BSCIC wants to establish a leather industrial park on the 200 acres of land next to the Industrial Estate, to be used for the processing of raw hide and backward linkage.

Mensa Brands Expands into Leather

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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India’s leading tech-led house of brands, Mensa Brand, has announced a partnership with Kolkata-based leather goods manufacturer and seller, Estalon. Estalon offers affordable, genuine handcrafted leather products, exhibiting beautiful traditional Indian craftsmanship. The acquisition marks Mensa Brands’ first foray into the growing leather goods segment, which holds immense potential in both domestic and international markets.

Pakistan Leather Exports on the Rise

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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Pakistan’s leather goods exports witnessed an increase of 11.03% during the first five months of the current financial year (2021-22) as compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year. Pakistan exported over $266m worth of leather goods during July-November (2021-22) against the exports of $240m during July-November (2020-21), showing a growth of 11.03%. Statistics from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Philippine Leather Goods Manufacturers Given Tax Relief

Thursday, December 30, 2021

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In order to aid shoemakers and other leather goods manufacturers in the country’s “Shoe Capital” during the Covid-19 pandemic, Marikina City Mayor Marcelino R. Teodoro signed an ordinance providing tax relief to all shoemakers in the city, meaning they will get a discount from business tax and permit fees for five years.

Pakistan Leather Exports Surge

Monday, December 20, 2021

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Stakeholders in Pakistan’s leather sector have enjoyed the surge in exports of their products following the relaxation of lockdowns in foreign countries. The significant relaxation of lockdowns in a number of export destinations, hand-in-hand with the government’s policies, the country’s leather industry is witnessing a steady recovery.