APLF reflects a mixed leather market

Hong Kong
Published:  31 March, 2016

Most people that ILM have spoken to at the APLF this week feel that the show is slightly quieter compared with previous editions reflecting a subdued market in Asia and across many parts of the world. The reasons are varied and complex with reduced demand from China and Russia, high retail inventories following mild winters and the ongoing substitution of leather with non-leather materials all having an impact on the market.

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