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Canada - Retaliation threatened against US

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has found in favour of Canada and Mexico in a five-year dispute with the US over country-of-origin labelling on live cattle and meat, reports international news site Leatherbiz

21 Oct 2014

Hidenet Weekly Video Report for October 19th 2014

Quiet week in Europe with tanners working from hand to mouth in an effort to bring process down. Europe looks as if it is on the verge of recession and this should have a negative impact on hide prices.

21 Oct 2014

India - Indian leather exports up 22%

International Leather Maker reports that exports of leather and leather products increased by 22% to $3.5 billion in the first six months of the current financial year from $2.9 billion in the same months in the previous year.

20 Oct 2014

China - Leather footwear exports rise in first half

Reports from China say leather production fell 1.6% in the first half compared with the same period last year, but volumes are expected to improve over the second six months, according to a report by international news site Leatherbiz

17 Oct 2014

Italy - Bank research shows declines in exports

A research report published by the Banca Adriatica in Italy covering the Region Marche indicate negative figures for exports of footwear and leather goods.

14 Oct 2014

Hidenet Weekly Video Report for October 12th 2014

Reporting from Denver airport Hidenet publisher Don Ohsman notes that business in Europe this week was quiet but his correspondent in Europe senses latent demand which should spark fresh purchases in coming days.

14 Oct 2014
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