All China Leather Exhibition ‧ SNIEC ‧ 30 AUGUST – 1 SEPTEMBER 2017
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03/02/2017 India - New Chairman of CLE elected
03/02/2017 International Trade - How a trade war could impact China and the US
03/02/2017 Chemicals - Trumpler introduces new products for the Indian market
03/02/2017 International Trade - David Peters blog on the sounds coming out of the White House
02/02/2017 India - Leather industry moves “into a new phase”
02/02/2017 Raw Materials - Decline in US wet blue exports
02/02/2017 Automotive - 2016 was a record year for Lear
01/02/2017 International Trade - Trump Proposes 20 Percent Tax on Imports from Mexico
01/02/2017 Exotics - Sustainability - Kering moves to secure supply of python skins
27/01/2017 Exports - India’s top leather exporters named
26/01/2017 Leather Pipeline - The main challenge for the coming months
26/01/2017 Technology - Xeros is going ahead without Lanxess
26/01/2017 Vietnam - Heavy dependence on China textile, footwear material
25/01/2017 Environment - Kering as a leader in carbon footprint reduction
25/01/2017 International Trade - USMEF “fully committed” to trading partners after TPP withdrawal
25/01/2017 Italy - UNIC helps police uncover false ‘leathergoods’
24/01/2017 Automotive - Bridge of Weir supplies leather for Singapore’s first “hypercar”
24/01/2017 Pakistan - Export Package – what’s in it for leather?
24/01/2017 Trade - Trump says Nafta 'renegotiations' with Mexico and Canada to start
23/01/2017 Trade - FTA being negotiated between Pakistan and Thailand
23/01/2017 Technology - Wollsdorf Leather set to agree ten-year deal on polymer-bead retanning
23/01/2017 Development - Italy to continue funding UNIDO’s work with small leather companies in Ethiopia
20/01/2017 Tannery of the Future - Leather chemicals suppliers back Tannery of the Future
20/01/2017 Tannery of the Year - A new approach as Tannery of the Year enters its sixth programme
19/01/2017 Exotics - Expansion of French crocodile tannery to be completed in 2017
19/01/2017 Italy - Chinese officials visit Santa Croce leather institutions
18/01/2017 Automotive - Audi to start making and selling electric cars in China this year
18/01/2017 Bangladesh - Leather sector's exports cross USD1b for second year
18/01/2017 Trade - Egypt to take Brazilian importers to leather fair
17/01/2017 Economy - Davos 2017: Trump, China and Brexit set to dominate
16/01/2017 Brazil - Looking back at 2016 results in hide and leather exports
16/01/2017 Events - Second Lanxess leather seminar off to a strong start
13/01/2017 Brazil - Beef exports hit by currency issues and unrest in key markets
13/01/2017 Brazil - Leather Preview: Winter 2018 fashion trends
13/01/2017 Pakistan - Leather firms must grow for share of government package
12/01/2017 Leather Pipeline - 10 January 2017
12/01/2017 Argentina - Beef exports and herd rebuilding characterize 2016 results
11/01/2017 United Kingdom - Pittards expects second-half slowdown
11/01/2017 Leather Industry - South Asian countries could establish a leather industry hub
10/01/2017 Pakistan - Finished leather exports decline but footwear improves
09/01/2017 Events - 2019 IULTCS Congress to be held in Germany
09/01/2017 India - Prohibition of imports of exotic skins
09/01/2017 Technology - Tests using silver-titanium nanoparticle idea on leather
06/01/2017 North America - SUV growth is good news for automotive leather
05/01/2017 US Trade Policy - Automotive giants capitulate in face of punitive import taxes
05/01/2017 Environment - New anti-deforestation report highlights JBS as a success story
05/01/2017 Intercontinental Trade - The New Silk Road reaches Barking in Essex (UK)
05/01/2017 Training - Vegetable tanning central to Trumpler training course
04/01/2017 Bangladesh - No more time for Hazaribagh
04/01/2017 Italy - Technical seminars focus on the use of biocides
03/01/2017 Leather - Brazil’s CICB celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2017
29/12/2016 Events - World Leather Congress - 29 August 2017, Shanghai
29/12/2016 Automotive - White paper advances in bio-based polyurethanes for automotive interior coatings
28/12/2016 France - LVMH to relaunch Russian luxury calfskin leather
28/12/2016 Mission of LeatherNaturally!
23/12/2016 Germany - Lanxess seminar to raise awareness of leather’s value
23/12/2016 Machinery - Turkey’s boom in second-hand tanning machinery
22/12/2016 International Trade - The Ins and Outs of the US withdrawing from the Trans Pacific Partnership
22/12/2016 Leather Industry - Predictions for 2017
22/12/2016 Trade - US wet blue exports down by 1 million hides
21/12/2016 India - Demonetisation impacts leather industry
21/12/2016 Awards - IULTCS names winner of Young Leather Scientist grant
20/12/2016 Automotive - China growth offsets declines elsewhere for Volkswagen
20/12/2016 Australia - Cattle Council names new CEO
19/12/2016 Europe - Italian tanners have hope for 2017
19/12/2016 Exports - Brazilian hides and skins exports show a 7.8% growth in November
16/12/2016 Vietnam - Apparel-footwear workers face unemployment due to automation
15/12/2016 Italy - UNIC sends shelters to earthquake victims
15/12/2016 Iran - Much room for growth in leather industry 
15/12/2016 Brazil - Viposa to open new wet-end tannery
14/12/2016 Germany - Dresden to host 2019 IULTCS Congress
14/12/2016 Leather Pipeline - A change in the fortune of bull hides
13/12/2016 Vietnam - More overtime for tannery workers
12/12/2016 Sports - Packer Leather pleased with pink cricket ball improvements
12/12/2016 North America - US beef exports “continue to build momentum”
12/12/2016 Environment - India - “Almost impossible” to relocate Kanpur tanneries
12/12/2016 Australia - Green light for Kidman offer
09/12/2016 Ethiopia - Two new industrial parks ready in February
09/12/2016 Africa - Rwanda: Tax waiver on leather and textile raw materials imports will spur growth
09/12/2016 Africa - Uganda’s Government to promote leather industry
08/12/2016 East Africa - Governments lose USD30 million to leather tax fraud
08/12/2016 Bangladesh - Second fire incident in a week at Hazaribagh leather factory
08/12/2016 Chemicals - Stahl adds to leather facilities in Pakistan
08/12/2016 Floatation - IPO for JBS international business on NYSE
07/12/2016 South East Asia - Vietnam vulnerable to U.S. restrictive trade stance
07/12/2016 Eurasian Trade - New pact set to boost Vietnam-Russia trade
07/12/2016 Events – Brazil - Inspiramais: 18 Brazilian tanneries will join the Design and Innovation Exhibition
06/12/2016 International Cooperation - Italy, UNIDO to support Ethiopia's leather sector
06/12/2016 Automotive - Lear stimulates creative seat design ideas
05/12/2016 Argentina - Leather industry meets with government
05/12/2016 Brazil - Design na Pele revels in new partnership
05/12/2016 Europe - EU beef producers concerned with Mercosur trade deal
02/12/2016 Australia - Exports of Rawhides & Skins
02/12/2016 Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe’s leather exports depend on good animal husbandry
01/12/2016 Raw Materials - Indonesia considers raising tax on leather exports
01/12/2016 Upholstery - Lectra explores the future for furniture
30/11/2016 Events - UNIDO to present zero liquid discharge concept at IULTCS Congress
30/11/2016 Leather Pipeline - “Uncertainties” affecting three leather-producing countries
28/11/2016 Heritage - Battle to save UK leather museum
28/11/2016 Chemicals - Lanxess increases chrome chemicals prices by up to 20%
28/11/2016 Social Responsibility - Recycling commitment sparks new idea for Smit & zoon
25/11/2016 Pakistan - PTA hopes to get estimated 7.3 million hides & skins
24/11/2016 Events - Lanxess leather seminar to go ahead in January
24/11/2016 Trade - EU plan could ensure fairer China trade**
23/11/2016 Australia - Value of red meat and livestock sectors
23/11/2016 Sustainability - CSCB: Coming joins the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability
23/11/2016 Raw Materials - No recovery for US wet blue exports
22/11/2016 Indonesia - Tanners call for action on raw hide exports
22/11/2016 Industry - Stahl makes flame-retardant products acquisition
21/11/2016 Automotive - Volkswagen to reduce workforce by 30,000
21/11/2016 Spain - Leather contributes to industrial growth in Cataloni
21/11/2016 Brazil - Leather exports show growth in October
21/11/2016 Argentina - Some tanners announce early holidays as orders dry up
18/11/2016 International Trade - Trump should consider Beijing-backed Asia-Pacific trade deal
18/11/2016 Automotive - Emissions scandal hits VW, but not in China
17/11/2016 Leather Pipeline - US election slow to make an impact so far
17/11/2016 South America - JBS bemoans “challenging” quarter
16/11/2016 Kenya - Needs waste treatment contractor for Leather Park
16/11/2016 Bangladesh - Savar cluster “could be further expanded”
15/11/2016 Events: ICLT hails most successful Industry Engagement Day so far
14/11/2016 Zimbabwe - Government grants tax waiver to hide exporters
14/11/2016 United Kingdom - Scottish Leather Group grows its workforce
14/11/2016 Free Trade Agreements - NAFTA can be discussed, but not renegotiated, says Mexico
10/11/2016 Mexico - Trump victory triggers peso plunge to record lows
10/11/2016 Vietnam - Leather, footwear firms move to seize opportunities from FTAs
09/11/2016 Brazil - CBR joins the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
09/11/2016 Mexico - Guanajuato maintains its prominence in leather exports
08/11/2016 Africa - Boost for Malawi’s leather industry
08/11/2016 Development - UNIDO prepares to celebrate its fiftieth birthday
08/11/2016 United States of America - USMEF elects new chairman
07/11/2016 Technology - Lectra Versalis automated cutting yields 5% saving
04/11/2016 Events - Stahl hosts calf skin transparency and traceability event
02/11/2016 Leather Pipeline - Tanners in Asia need to move fast to secure raw material
01/11/2016 Automotive - Fashion the inspiration for new Rolls-Royce model
31/10/2016 Africa - Nigerian Army to use ‘made In Aba’ Shoes
31/10/2016 Sustainability - Kering to share sustainability methods with design schools
31/10/2016 China - BASF’s head of leather says transformation in China is real
28/10/2016 Automotive - Smart investments boost Lear sales
28/10/2016 Brazil - Shoe components export push delivers 34% growth
27/10/2016 Brazil - Footwear project from Design na Pele
27/10/2016 United States of America - Volkswagen agrees US$14.7 billion settlement in the US
26/10/2016 United States of America - Brazilian leather on display in New York library
25/10/2016 Australia - New bid for the Kidman estate, Australia's largest cattle farm
25/10/2016 Raw Materials - Turkish entrepreneur happy with hide imports from Spain's bull-rings
24/10/2016 Companies - Cartigliano celebrates 30 years of working with Korean agent
24/10/2016 Bangladesh - Fresh deadline for tannery relocation
21/10/2016 Italy - Natuzzi to make furniture collections available for fast delivery
20/10/2016 Brazil - Design na Pele inspires furniture project
20/10/2016 China - Economy grows steadily at annual rate of 6.7%
20/10/2016 China - Property boom boosts furniture
20/10/2016 Leather Pipeline - Industry speeds towards two-tier market
19/10/2016 Events - Help for Paraguayan participants at overseas exhibitions
18/10/2016 Asia - Italian delegation to visit Pakistan
18/10/2016 Italy - UNIC joins Zero Discharge programme
17/10/2016 Trade - Pakistan leather exporters “need government help”
17/10/2016 Raw Materials - US wet blue prices 12% cheaper than last year
14/10/2016 United States of America - US industry names new USHSLA president
14/10/2016 Technology - Successful water saving technology at Wolldsorf Leder
14/10/2016 Livestock - Brazil’s cattle herd hits record high
12/10/2016 Australia - New Kidman estate bid
11/10/2016 Sustainability - PrimeAsia and Stahl join the ZDHC Programme
11/10/2016 France - IFM puts a value on France’s shoe and leathergoods sectors
11/10/2016 Development - Ethiopia emphasises the importance of leather
07/10/2016 International Trade - 2008 Financial Crisis still ripples through world trade growth
07/10/2016 Nicaragua - Schools programme worth US$5 million to leather and shoe sector
07/10/2016 Automotive - UK new car sales rise in September but BREXIT fears remain
07/10/2016 United States of America - Larger herd and higher demand drive Cargill growth
06/10/2016 Trade - Declining leather footwear exports in India
06/10/2016 Pakistan - New PTA chairman spells out priorities
05/10/2016 Leather Pipeline - Electric cars present a big opportunity
05/10/2016 Europe - COTANCE announces Leather is My Job conference in Igualada
04/10/2016 Trade - India's leather exports hit by low EU demand
03/10/2016 United States of America - US tannery to cease production
03/10/2016 Japan - Automotive - Nissan installs luxury leather interior in latest Infiniti model
03/10/2016 Sustainability - This is Brazilian Leather - watch the video!
30/09/2016 Mexico - Audi announces opening ceremony for its first Mexican factory
29/09/2016 Livestock - Indonesia "abolishes cattle quotas"
29/09/2016 Automotive - European car sales still buoyant
28/09/2016 Brazil - Exports of footwear components with 40% increase
27/09/2016 Events - Lanxess to host follow-up leather seminar in early 2017
27/09/2016 Trade - China lifts ban on US beef
26/09/2016 Economy - BASF remains optimistic about Asia Pacific
26/09/2016 Events - Leather and the value of nature – vision 2025
26/09/2016 Red Meat Consumption - Beef holds its own as Uruguay tops OECD table again
23/09/2016 Trade - Leather shoe downturn also affects China’s ports
22/09/2016 Brazil - August shows positive results for Brazilian leather exports
22/09/2016 Raw Materials - US hide exports up by 10% in volume, but revenues continue to fall
22/09/2016 Turkey - Continued fight against FMD
21/09/2016 Leather Pipeline - Are there more hides than tanners can use?
21/09/2016 Livestock - Disturbing abattoir videos shock French public and lawmakers
21/09/2016 Technology - Update on Polymer Bead Technology in Tanning
20/09/2016 China - Business confidence rises in Q2
20/09/2016 France - Quality sells for first-half growth for leather sector
20/09/2016 Raw Materials - Brazilian tanners take deliver of more hides in Q2
20/09/2016 Turkey - All Eid al-Adha skins may not be used this year
19/09/2016 Africa - UNIDO launches course to help Tanzanian tanners
19/09/2016 Animal Welfare - OIE to collaborate with OECD
19/09/2016 India - Super Tannery – vertically integrated example of sustainable tanning and manufacturing
19/09/2016 Spain - Murcia mulls over new leather and footwear cluster
19/09/2016 Sustainability - Kering extends metal-free tanning process to crocodile skins
15/09/2016 Bangladesh - Dhaka flooding: Why are there 'rivers of blood' at Eid al-Adha?
15/09/2016 Brazil - JBS legal saga
14/09/2016 China - Footwear Imports & Exports January – July 2016
14/09/2016 China - Leather Industry Import & Export of main products January – July 2016
14/09/2016 Footwear - New Standard for Leather Shoes in China
14/09/2016 Materials - Raw material glut for Pakistan tanners over Eid al-Adha
13/09/2016 Global - GLCC to put information about leather production online
13/09/2016 Bangladesh - Exports up by 20% in August
12/09/2016 Events - Successful Brazilian participation at ACLE 2016
12/09/2016 Upholstery - Lectra support boosts Chinese furniture brand
09/09/2016 Bangladesh - Environmental complaints at new tanning cluster
08/09/2016 UN Report on Leather Industry - Leather manufacturing output grew 1.4% in Q2, UNIDO says
08/09/2016 Turkey - Organisers cancel 2016 Istanbul Leather Fair
08/09/2016 Africa - Rwanda to ban export of hides and skins
07/09/2016 Pakistan - PTA hosts seminars to help hide preservation during Eid al-Adha
07/09/2016 Leather Pipeline - Better-quality hides in demand in China
06/09/2016 India - Tanning Technology without chrome
06/09/2016 Trade - Indonesia begins buffalo meat imports from India
06/09/2016 Bangladesh - Rawhide traders call for reopening of two tanneries
05/09/2016 China - New role at CLIA for Su Chaoying
05/09/2016 Canada - Forest conservation on agenda at Beef sustainability conference
05/09/2016 Beef Trade - Australia loses China market share to Brazil and Uruguay
02/09/2016 China - China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) elects new Chairman
02/09/2016 ACLE 2016 - TFL rebrands and aims to expand
02/09/2016 Craftsmanship - French leather project to receive local funding
01/09/2016 Events - Wide range of products on display at ACLE
01/09/2016 Leather Industry - Brave New World
31/08/2016 WLC officially launched at ACLE
31/08/2016 China - Stahl extends training initiative to China
31/08/2016 Trade Fairs - ACLE to dictate future strategy of Brazilian leather companies
30/08/2016 United Kingdom - BREXIT may represent a new start for Europe
30/08/2016 Africa - Re-opening of Zimbabwe tannery delayed
30/08/2016 Livestock - India's ban on cattle export turns into a blessing for Bangladesh
29/08/2016 Events - Brazilian Leather at All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE)
29/08/2016 Events - China - Tenth International Leather Forum of CLIA to be held in Shanghai
29/08/2016 Events - CLIA estimates 25,000 buyers at ACLE 2016
29/08/2016 Automotive - Dispute with seat cover supplier disrupts Volkswagen production
29/08/2016 China - Leather industry to maintain steady and sustainable growth
25/08/2016 Trade - World’s major leather shoe export countries
25/08/2016 China - Programme takes Brazilian companies to ACLE
25/08/2016 The Leather Pipeline - New calls for "relaunching" leather
25/08/2016 Sustainability - Stahl unveils sustainable leather finish portfolio
24/08/2016 Brazil - Circular Economy drove the CSCB Sustainability Forum
23/08/2016 Sportswear - Reebok again turns to Horween for leather touch
23/08/2016 India - Proposal for leather complex in Telangana
23/08/2016 Botswana - Leather industry could generate 10,000 jobs
22/08/2016 Mexico - Sukarne says China can look to Mexico for wet blue and crust
22/08/2016 Pakistan - Measures to upgrade leather industry
19/08/2016 Agriculture - USDA to fund search for next generation of farmers
18/08/2016 Pakistan - Complex scenario prejudices leather industry
18/08/2016 Sustainability - Stahl sustainability director acknowledges the work of ZDHC
18/08/2016 Technology - “Revolutionary” new technology for leather printing
17/08/2016 Technology - Chemtan presents “safer” alternative to formic acid
17/08/2016 Effluent Management - Stahl extols Proviera benefits
16/08/2016 Trade - Brazilian leather exports in July
15/08/2016 Livestock - World Bank in bid to boost dairy cattle sector in India
15/08/2016 Manufacturing - Leather option for two New Balance styles
12/08/2016 ACLE 2016 - Two key conferences in Shanghai
12/08/2016 Beef and Leather - JBS first-half revenues flat on lower slaughter numbers
12/08/2016 China - China remains a business hub for leather
12/08/2016 Raw Materials - Africa - Kenya to limit unprocessed leather exports
11/08/2016 Economic Outlook - Lanxess optimistic about second half of 2016
11/08/2016 South America - Argentina and Brazil cooperate on beef sector
10/08/2016 Bilateral Trade - A lifeline for Turkey’s leather sector?
10/08/2016 Leathergoods - Veg-tanned leather for new Hidesign collection
08/08/2016 All China Leather Exhibition - Lanxess to focus on sustainable leather production at ACLE
08/08/2016 India - Cow protection scandals force Gujarat premier to resign
08/08/2016 Pakistan - Tanners express concern over exports
05/08/2016 Environmnet - COTANCE environmental footprint project open for public consultation
05/08/2016 Russia - Renewed Temporary Export Ban on Some Hides and Skins
04/08/2016 China - Speed is key for adidas in the “Tannery of the Future”
04/08/2016 Automotive - Growth for Volkswagen in the first half
03/08/2016 Zinbabwe - Government secures funding for leather, beef
03/08/2016 Raw Materials - Chicago to host USHSLA convention
02/08/2016 Bangladesh - EU-backed project hosts sustainability seminar
02/08/2016 International Trade - US and Brazil agree deal on fresh beef
01/08/2016 Automotive - Record sales for Lear in Q2
29/07/2016 Footwear - US imports continue to grow with China still the big player
29/07/2016 Pakistan - Leather industry trainers also sought for Pakistan project
29/07/2016 China - Two influential tanners join “Tannery of the Future” panel
28/07/2016 Trade - TPP: What is it and why does it matter?
27/07/2016 Leather Pipeline - Tanners and raw material suppliers should meet for talks
27/07/2016 All China Leather Exhibition - BASF prepares for Shanghai show
26/07/2016 Argentina - Packers hold back tax payments as costs soar
26/07/2016 Colombia - Truckers’ strike ends, but leather sector has suffered
26/07/2016 Employment - Rising wages in China to create 1.5 million jobs in S Asia
25/07/2016 Award - Trumpler China celebrates business efficiency achievement
25/07/2016 France - Lectra releases “Go Digital” event video
25/07/2016 Nigeria - UNIDO set to revitalize Sokoto Leather Industry
25/07/2016 Tanzania - Leather industry faces bleak future
22/07/2016 Turkey - New tension could make leather industry optimism short-lived
21/07/2016 Brazil - Events - Circular Economy: meet the central theme of the CSCB Sustainability Forum
20/07/2016 United States of America - Wet blue decline brings US hide export revenues down
20/07/2016 Vietnam - Free Trade Deals require collaboration in leather and footwear
19/07/2016 Asia - Bangladeshi tanners must pay USD1,000 per week in fines
19/07/2016 Trade - India could be key leather supplier to Vietnam
18/07/2016 Africa - Zimbabwean tannery to re-open
18/07/2016 Brazil - Leather exports increased by 9.7% in H1 of this year
18/07/2016 India - Government mulls incentive package for leather sector
18/07/2016 Trade - Cambodia - Garment and footwear products account for 80% of total exports
15/07/2016 Intra-American Trade - Brazilian machinery companies score in Colombia
15/07/2016 Vertical Integration - Chanel acquires a second French lambskin tannery
15/07/2016 Sustainability - Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB) welcomes new member
14/07/2016 Events - China - Sustainability tool for tanners at “Tannery of the Future” forum
14/07/2016 Events - Brazilian leather will be at New York exhibition
14/07/2016 Leather Pipeline - Increase in demand for leather is unlikely
13/07/2016 Trade - Taiwan lifts ban on beef from Canada
12/07/2016 Uruguay - Bad news for tanners as live cattle exports rise
12/07/2016 Design - Design exhibition created around Brazilian leather is at Shoes & Leather Vietnam
12/07/2016 Automation - Robots threaten 137m Asian jobs in automated future
11/07/2016 ‘Merit Award for Excellence in the Leather Industry’ - IULTCS names merit award winner
08/07/2016 Russia - VAT abolished on breeding cattle
08/07/2016 Bangladesh - Restrictions don't stop rawhide supply
08/07/2016 Argentina - Support for tanneries called into question
07/07/2016 China - What will the tannery of the future look like?
07/07/2016 Livestock - Paraguay’s Braford cattle command premium
06/07/2016 All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE 2016) - Leather Preview Exhibition – Summer 2018
06/07/2016 Trade - Germany attracts India’s equestrian leather companies
06/07/2016 Sponsorship - Lear Corporation to sponsor 2017 IULTCS ‘Young Leather Scientist’ grant
05/07/2016 China - Smit & zoon celebrates 195 years at ACLE 2016
05/07/2016 Brazil - CICB keeps up its work to promote Brazil’s ‘leather law’
05/07/2016 Trade - Turkish leather bodies to send out sales teams
05/07/2016 Manufacturing - India to encourage leather artisanship
04/07/2016 XXXIV IULTCS Congress - India - Revision of Participation Fees
04/07/2016 Europe - COTANCE confirms new president