Higher hide prices could play into the hands of alternative materials

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Published:  18 March, 2021
Credit: Simona Tanning

With hide prices climbing steadily since autumn 2020 for some selections/origins, and many now at the highest levels for a few years, the price of finished leather is set to increase, too, which may place it at a disadvantage over cheaper, alternative materials, according to raw materials pricing and analysis website theSauerReport. 

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