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International Trade - Asean, China to upgrade trade pact

Asean countries and China have agreed to upgrade a 13-year-old agreement to free up trade between the grouping's 10 members and the world's second largest economy.
27 Nov 2015

International Trade - US hide exports to China fall by one-fifth

Leatherbiz reports that figures for the first nine months of 2015 show that US tanners and traders exported substantially fewer raw or wet blue hides to China than in the same period last year.
23 Nov 2015

Ethiopia - Tanning industry contributes over 25% of exports to Italy

According to international news site Leatherbiz trade between Ethiopia and Italy had a value of €320 million in 2014.
18 Nov 2015

Trade - Saudi Arabia reopens to Brazilian beef

Leatherbiz reports  that Saudi Arabia is to reopen its markets to Brazilian beef, following case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, in 2012.
17 Nov 2015

International Trade - TPP members agree to remove import taxes for Vietnam

The Ministry of Finance yesterday officially announced the list of goods which would enjoy tax reduction when the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is signed and comes into effect.
16 Nov 2015

Mexico - Leather exports grow in value in the first eight months

Official figures from Mexico’s overseas trade promotions body, Cofoce, put the country’s export earnings from leather at US$186.3 million for the first eight months of 2015.
13 Nov 2015
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