According to the CLIA figures total leather exports in January were valued at $8.4 billion and grew 39.3% compared with the same month in 2012.

Leather exports for subsequent months in 2013 were as follows:

  • February: $5.247 billion up 91.9%
  • March: $4.344 billion, down -12.4%.
  • April: $5.757 billion, up 2.0%
  • May: $6.732 billion, a decline of -2.2%
  • June $7.2 billion which is a fall of -1.15%
  • July $7.7 billion, an increase of 0.2%
  • August: $7.5 billion, an increase of 3.0%

Chinese leather exports for the month of September were $8.4 billion which is an increase of 6.0% compared with the same period in 2012.

Source: China Leather Industry Association