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Hidenet Weekly Video Report for October 22 2017
Hidenet publisher Don Ohsman reports that fresh green prices in Brazil fell this week, despite a lower kill, since JBS closed seven packing plants in Mato Grosso do Sul. TR1 prices also declined to around 85 – 90 US cents for 22kg full substance wet blue.
Pakistan - UNIDO to support building of Sialkot Tannery Zone
Senior officials from the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have pledged the organisation’s full support for the creation of a new leather cluster in Sialkot, Pakistan, according to local media reports.
Trade - Leather from Brazil’s next stop: Spain
Leather from Brazil is on its way to Spain, where soon it will participate in the Futurmoda fair in the province of Alicante on October 25th and 26th.
Raw Materials - Italy cements its position as the biggest market for US wet blue
Figures for the first eight months of 2017 confirm an increase in shipments of wet-salted hides from the US and a fall in exports of wet blue.
Spanish company Inpelsa is a world leading lambskin tannery specialized in double face, Nappa, Nubuck and Suede. “Our double face is known for its lightness and for its quality and is used to make leather goods, garments and shoes,” declares the company’s General Director, Manuel Rios Navarro.
Paradoxically, while some luxury car’s drivers are ready to give up on genuine leather for their car interior, others go on a splurge and equip their car with the most expensive, exotic skins
Founded in 1990 to manufacture and supply leather and plastic covers to the pager and cellular industry, AEE quickly developed and captured a big share of the US market, supplying customers like Radioshack, Sprint, PCS, Nextel, Verizon and Motorola as well as the US public safety departments including the US army, the navy and the police.
Not to be mistaken for the BoHo bag, the HOBO bag is the current fashionable go-to.
Over-The-Knee boots are no longer stigmatised for their appearance in ‘Pretty Woman’ - the movie that once defined the social status and fashionable wearability of the boot - but instead have a modern relatability thanks solely to the fashionable whims of Tastemakers and Influencers.
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