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Exports - Global leather-sector exports worth €212 billion
France’s national leather industry body, the Conseil National du Cuir, has published a far-reaching statistical analysis of the global leather industry in 2018. It explained that the time it took to obtain data from all the countries it wanted to include meant it was only now able to publish figures for 2018, reports Leatherbiz.
Hidenet Weekly Video Report for February 23 2020
Hidenet’s Vera Dordick reports on a tough situation in the US with limited action in the market, difficulties with shipping and uncertainty due to the coronavirus. With the Chinese out of the market prices declined for another week with benchmark Heavy Texas Steers trading at just US $23 at the lowers end for 66 -68lbs. The cow market was also weaker but with no trades reported it is not possible to place a figure on this.
Chemicals - Lanxess solution
Do you fear the decision of the European Commission on Carbendazim? LANXESS offers you a smart solution for your leather!
APLF Exhibitors in 2019
2020 always looked like a difficult year but who would have expected as December ended that the year was going to be dominated by another event like SARS 17 years ago. It panicked the world and led to the postponement of the APLF fair in Hong Kong.
Design-A-Bag (DAB) is the only global online bag design event of its kind for freelance designers and design students, is now open for entries until 20 Jan 2020 (HKT 23:59). The competition is organised by Fashion Access and Arsutoria School who also sponsors the event.
Sustainable business is now considered good business. Increasingly sustainable development considerations are being addressed across all levels of successful organisations, not confined to a narrow definition of responsibility. By fully integrating a Sustainable approach throughout your business you can add value, differentiate against competitors and deliver commercial benefit in an authentic and responsible way.
Take a biologist, add a dash of creativity plus a dose of the latest trends and you get L’Officina. A rich blend of style and chemistry, the creative laboratory plays with combinations and textures to create new finishes and applications in the leather-making process. Let’s take a look at science and innovation, the core ingredients of a fashion company that is one of a kind.
While the entire fashion industry is being challenged and is re-thinking itself and amidst talk of establishing Paris as the capital of sustainable fashion before the Olympic Games in 2024, APLF.com asks Paris-based Fashion Trends Setter and Sustainable Fashion consultant, Anne Liberati of Anne Studio Liberati, how she foresees the future of the industry.
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