Calm returning to the hide market after a volatile year

Published:  04 May, 2021
Credit: Heye Jensen

As is well reported, the world has had a severe downturn in beef production over the past twelve months, and as a result, a shortage of hides as a by-product from the beef industry. There has been one exception to the rule, namely the U.S., which has seen record slaughter volumes, primarily to meet the growing needs of Chinese and other Far East based export customers alongside domestic demand.

Full access to this article is limited to International Leather Maker Subscribers

How to Subscribe

Subscribing is EASY, you can do it online. Once we receive payment and approve your subscription we will send you a password allowing you online access to additional content like this article.

Click Here to subscribe NOW

Already an International Leather Maker Subscriber?

Existing online subscribers can log in using the user log-in box on the top right. If you have any problems: Click here to send an email.