The leather industry has established itself on a firm footing. It is now the second largest industrial sector from which the country earns around USD 1.3 billion in foreign exchange every year. In fact, the country can expect export earnings of USD 5 billion from this sector within a couple of years. No, this is not a sweet dream, but only the real picture. This achievement has been possible due to a number of reasons including product diversification and state-of-the-art technology.