Brazil’s tanning industry has posted a sharp decrease in leather exports for June and July, according to the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB). The country exported 1.7 million hides in July, the lowest number since March 2009, achieving export earnings of $148.7 million. The value of July’s exports represented a decline of 11% [...]
Turkish leather exports has increased by 23% from US$431 million in 2010 to US$531 million in the first five months of 2011, according to the Turkish Leather & Leather Products Industry Assembly. Russia, Italy, Germany, China, France, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Ukraine and Britain were the top nine countries in Turkey’s leather exports.