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LHCA signs on to endorse Protein PACT

The Leather and Hide Council of America (LHCA) has announced that it has signed on as an endorser of the Protein PACT, following a vote by the association’s executive committee.

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TPP to enhance competitiveness of U.S hides

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has highlighted the beneficial impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement on the U.S. economy, agricultural and meat industries, as well as its importance in strengthening exports of meat industry byproducts such as hides and skins.

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The mystery of U.S hide shipments statistics

Ron Sauer of TheSauerReport.com looks at the aftermath of the recent west coast port strike in the United States and asks why the USDA shipment figures during the strike appeared not to alter from their usual pattern. With the help of the USHSLA the mystery becomes clearer. Article first published in ILM March-April 2015 edition.

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USHSLA applauds port strike resolution

The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) are pleased to hear the news that negotiations have finally concluded in the nine-month labour dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).

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