The Indian leather and footwear industry has achieved significant transformation in the recent years in terms of value addition and has now become one of the major sourcing points. There is huge potential to achieve further growth and development.
Being a fashion and design oriented industry, we must ensure quick adaptation Continue Reading
As you all know, the leather industry creates “Wealth from Waste” as it produces huge value added products from hides and skins, which are a by-product of the meat industry. Also, leather is unique because it is fashionable and durable. Hence, I have no doubt about the immense opportunities available Continue Reading
The New Year marks the beginning of new projects and fulfilment of new dreams. With continued upward growth, the leather industry will demand many skilled workers who can deliver as per global standards and quality. As you are aware, the agenda for skilling them is being implemented on a mission Continue Reading
Leather industry has been contributing remarkably to India’s export revenues, making it one of the most prominent sectors on the growth trajectory to improve our presence in global markets. As the New Year unfolds, let us look at some key numbers pertaining to the exports. During April – October 2018, Continue Reading
Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS, Secretary, Dept. of Commerce held the Open House Meet in Chennai on 22nd October 2018 under the aegis of FIEO. Shri P. R. Aqeel Ahmed, Vice Chairman, CLE, discussed the following issues pertaining to the leather industry:
Implementation of Rebate of State Levies (ROSL) scheme and Continue Reading
As you all know, the global trade scenario has witnessed rapid changes in the recent months. From a multilateral trade system under WTO era, we have seen emergence of strong trade blocks focusing on bilateral trade agreements.
India is negotiating major trade agreements namely RCEP (involving ASEAN, China, Korea, Japan, Australia Continue Reading
Asian Leather was founded by Shri Nari Kalwani in 1992 and since then it has evolved into a company producing international quality leather handbags, wallets, purses and other small leather goods for international brands of Europe, UK and Latin America. As a “Government of India recognized Star Export House”, Asian Continue Reading
A Kandasamy, Managing Partner, Smatu Footwear, Chennai, Tamilnadu
“Skill development is the need of the nation. We employ skilled workers to ensure quality. We are in this leather field for more than 15 years with a production capacity of 600 to 700 pairs per day. As we export we are more Continue Reading