Global leather production reached a new high in 2012

in recent years, due to the increase of women’s disposable income and other factors, the market demand for leather has increased greatly. Due to the windproof and wear-resistant characteristics of leather, its application field is quite wide. 1n developed countries, leather has gone from necessity to luxury. According to the latest tanning leather Market Research Report of Canada, the global leather production will exceed 1.672 billion square meters in 2012< According to the report, the European tanned leather market is expected to reach US $29.5 billion by 2015. The leather industry is highly dispersed and has a diversified product portfolio. Quality, design, flexibility, adaptability and quick feedback to market changes are the hallmarks of European leather industry. More and more retailers and brand owners begin to pay attention to product traceability and how to solve environmental problems it is understood that the Asia Pacific region dominates global leather production, while Latin America represents the fastest growing market. China is one of the largest leather and hide producing countries in the world, and needs to import a large number of raw materials and high-end leather. Although tanning factories have sprung up in China, the demand for high-end raw leather tanning products is still not satisfied. At the same time, 1ndia is striving to build itself into a global leather market leader, and major brands are exploring development opportunities in 1ndia

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