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