Month: September 2020

Uncertainty over CETP handicaps tannery sector

The government is reportedly going to allow construction of effluent treatment plants (ETPs) by individual tanneries at the Savar tannery estate. For those who are aware of the government’s commitment about a Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at the tannery estate and also about the works going on there for long six years, the news…

Work on CETP at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate to be over soon

Work on the all-important Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) – on which depends the obligatory Leather Working Group (LWG) certificate, required to export hides globally – at the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate (STIE) is expected to be completed soon, as per media reports.…

Boosting leather and leather goods production and exports

In the last 2/3 years market price of raw hide and skin witnessed a sharp decline. Various reasons like shrinking of demand for crust and finished leather in export market, failure of Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in the Tannery Industrial Estate are responsible for this scenario. If these problems cannot be addressed, smuggling of…