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Mexico - Reestablishment of footwear tariffs negate free trade deal with China

After months of complaining and lobbying the Mexican footwear sector has finally convinced President Enrique Peña Nieto to approve a series of measures aimed at providing protection and support to the country’s footwear manufacturing industry.
01 Sep 2014

Leather Trade - Chinese finished leather exports up 18.7%

The export of finished leather from the Chinese leather industry reported a growth of 18.7% in the first half of 2014 at US$926 million.
01 Sep 2014

Turkey - Tanners call for wet blue export duties

Representatives of the Turkish leather industry have asked the country’s ministry for industry to impose export duties of up to 30% on wet blue hides because tanners in Turkey are short of raw material, reports Leatherbiz
28 Aug 2014

Hidenet Weekly Video Report for August 24th 2014

Europe returns from its annual vacation next week but at the same time many people are heading to Shanghai for the start of ACLE 2014 that begins on September 3rd.
26 Aug 2014

Hidenet Video Review on Platform Shoe Show in Las Vegas

Reporting for Hidenet from the Las Vegas Platform Show Show that ended on August 20th, Scott Ohsman gives a comprehensive overview of styles that are due to hit the high street in Spring 2015.
25 Aug 2014

Events - Tannery of the Year - Finalists make last-minute preparations for Tannery of the Year

Nine tanneries from around the world are putting the finishing touches to presentations they will make in Shanghai on Wednesday, September 3, to an independent judging panel for the fourth Tannery of the Year programme.
25 Aug 2014
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