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LWG encouraged by Hong Kong enquiries

The Leather Working Group (LWG) says it has received many new enquiries from across the supply chain and from a wealth of different countries during the APLF 2019, which took place March 13-15 in Hong Kong.


GLCC says biofabricated materials are not leather

The Global Leather Co-ordinating Committee (GLCC) met in Shanghai on August 30 with 15 members from the three constituent bodies; the International Council of Tanners (ICT), International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders’ Associations (ICHSLTA) and the International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS).


ICHSLTA elects officers and joins Leather Naturally

The International Council of Hides, Skins, and Leather Traders Association (ICHSLTA) held its 89th Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong on March 13 at the APLF leather fair. At the meeting, ICHSLTA members reviewed a number of issues related to the trade of hides and skins globally, especially ongoing customs and import issues and the implementation of Decree 159 in China. The Council continues to monitor these issues closely to ensure the free flow of hides and skins traded around the world is not interrupted.