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China – Luxury Market - Why the Future of Luxury Is Bright in China
Despite the current spending slowdown in China, the rising wealth of China’s urban population means luxury sales could see exponential growth in the coming decades.
India - By 2020 footwear demand will reach 5 billion pairs

The Council for Leather Exports (CLE) has informed that the local footwear market is currently worth US$3.25 billion a year. The CLE is forecasting that in the coming years by 2020 footwear demand in India will reach 5 billion pairs.

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Algeria - Import controls on hides sought

The Agricultural Business Federation of Algeria has stated that the country should impose stricter controls on many products entering the country, including raw hides.

International Trade - French leather exports prospers in Asia
The Economic Observatory of the French Leather Council (CNC - Conseil National du Cuir) has presented its analysis of the 2014 foreign trade figures for the French leather sector with a focus on the Asian market.
Luxury - Currency effects ‘real challenge’ as luxury market reaches €224bn in 2014
Leatherbiz reports that currency effects significantly altered the geography of luxury global shopping during 2014, according to data published by consultancy Bain.
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