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Bangladesh - Finished leather exports decline in value

Bangladesh’s leather industry recorded an increase in export earnings in the first seven months of the current financial year, reports international news site Leatherbiz

25 Mar 2015

Hidenet Weekly Video Report for March 22nd 2015

In Europe buyers are holding off due to high prices being asked and the even the Chinese are reluctant at these prices.

24 Mar 2015

Hidenet Weekly Video Report for March 15th 2015

In Europe this week currency considerations are having an effect as the euro slides almost into parity with the US dollar. The cow market is active in Europe but remains steady this week.

18 Mar 2015

China - Lower tariffs in rawhide imports proposed

The reporter of interviewed Shi Bi, member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Standing Committee and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) during ongoing CPPCC in Beijing.

16 Mar 2015

India - Leather is a ‘focus sector’ for the government

Leatherbiz reports that India’s ministry of commerce and industry has said the value of the country’s leather-sector exports in the 2013-2014 financial year (which ends on March 31) will be US$5.9 billion, indicating a rise of 17.8% compared to 2013-2014.

16 Mar 2015

Ecuador - Shoe import duty increased to 45%

The government in Ecuador has increased the tariff on footwear imports to 45%, saying it wants to promote domestic production and preserve jobs.

13 Mar 2015
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