Month: November 2018

Exploit finished leather, treble export earnings

Bangladesh can earn three times more from leather goods exports if all the finished leather produced in the country in a year is utilised, industry players said. Last fiscal year, the country exported $1.1 billion worth of footwear and other leather goods — using only 30 percent of finished leather……

Two more leather parks if AL reelected: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government would set up two more leather industrial parks in Chattogram and Rajshahi for unlocking the huge potential of the country’s leather sector if her party gets reelected in the next election……

Making the most of leather tech expo

The arrangement of an international leather technology fair — sixth edition of the event — and leather footwear and leather goods international sourcing show — its second edition — simultaneously in the city demonstrates an increasing opening up of the tannery industry to the outside world. Reportedly, over 300 participants from 20 countries are going…

Leather Sourcing Gets One Step Closer to Supply Chain Traceability

Brands and retailers sourcing leather for their products are a step closer to being more equipped to trace the raw material through their supply chains. That’s because Applied DNA Sciences Inc., a provider of molecular technologies that enable supply chain security, has signed a collaboration agreement with Eurofins BLC Leather Technology Center to support the……