The president of Turkey’s leather and leathergoods exporters’ union, Mustafa Senocak, has called on the government in Ankara to intervene after his member companies submitted a complaint saying customers in Russia are withholding payment for garments made from double-face or nappa that they have already delivered, reports Leatherbiz.
Economic difficulties felt by several sector during these first months of 2015 have now caused an impact in the Brazilian leather sector. The value of leather and skins exports in Brazil has decreased 19,5% in relation to the same period last year.
China will lower import taxes on some consumer goods including skincare products, Western-style clothing and nappies starting from June 1, to help bolster domestic consumption as the authorities step up efforts to prop up a faltering economy.
Su Chaoying, president of CLIA (China Leather Industry Association) reviewed the overall operational economical status of leather industry in 2014 and deeply analyzed the difficulties for leather industry at the 8th Session of the 7th General Council Meeting held recently.