This year the India Council for Leather Exports (CLE) will be exhibiting with 35 manufacturers from India in the same hall (Cape Town only). They will be exhibiting non-leather footwear, leather footwear, leather goods and accessories, leather garments as well as finished leather. The show is an initiative of the Ministry of Textiles and Commerce in India as well as the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India under the auspices of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) and the CLE.

Deidre Harte, Owner of Lte South Africa and local management company of the show, says buyers can expect to see the latest trends, colours and designs admired by industry professionals throughout the world. “The event provides an ideal platform for India clothing, textile, footwear and leather manufacturers and South African buyers to combine expertise, identify synergies and to establish successful and profitable partnerships.”