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Indian leather exports 'must double'

Sunday, August 12, 2018


The recent declarations of support from Indian Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu have been met with enthusiasm as well as calls for further government action to protect and nurture the country’s leather industry.

'We may support new leather clusters' - Prabhu

Friday, August 10, 2018


Indian commerce minister Suresh Prabhu has hinted that the country’s central authorities will continue to support India’s leather industry through the creation of leather clusters in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Minister pledges support for Indian footwear

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


Following its decision to promote the use of indigenous leather within Indian public sector, the authorities in Delhi are now pushing for the country’s leather products to deliver more on the export front.

Global footwear production returns to growth

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


World footwear production has grown in the last year, after two years of flatlining.

Four more tanners sign Brazilian pledge

Tuesday, August 7, 2018


Brazil’s efforts to encourage sustainability into its leather industry got a boost with the confirmation of four new members joining its Leather Certification of Sustainability scheme (CSCB).

Blockchain makes leather debut

Sunday, August 5, 2018


The blockchain revolution, which promises to change the way many transactions are processed and logged, is coming to the leather industry. Applied DNA Sciences and tech specialists Everledger are joining forces to develop a special application to provide certification and assurance for high-end brands and products.