20 November, 2018 - 22 November, 2018
22 November, 2018 - 24 November, 2018
23 November, 2018 -
05 December, 2018 - 08 December, 2018
12 December, 2018 - 13 December, 2018
People in the trade who were present at the Shanghai event agreed that for European sellers the fair was largely a waste of time this year, noting that many of their colleagues opted not to attend at all.
Post ACLE, hide prices have started to tumble by an average of €c20 a kilo in Italy as it became obvious that the Chinese market was not interested in European hides. And that American hides were sold cheaply behind closed doors seemed more than a rumour to those in Shanghai.
Click here to see the latest prices and analysis.