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Good intentions, bad legislation

Mike Redwood

Mike Redwood confronts the upcoming EUDR legislation, which may cause more problems for leather and other industries than it tries to solve. Read More...

EUDR will track batches, UNIC reports

Following a stakeholder meeting with the EU Commission, Italian tanning association UNIC has reported that the upcoming EUDR will track batches, not individual hides and skins. Read More...

Pasubio boycotts leather from illegal Paraguayan forests

Italy based Pasubio Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of automotive leather, announced on December 20 that it will refuse to buy leather from suppliers whose activities directly or indirectly threaten the forests inhabited by the uncontacted Ayoreo people in Paraguay. Read More...

Brazilian hide export growth continues in November

November marked the second consecutive month of growth for Brazilian hide exports in 2023, according to the latest data released by SECEX (Foreign Trade Secretariat) of the Ministry of Economy and reported by CICB/Brazilian Leather. Read More...