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Ethiopia attracts over $4 billion in FDI

Ethiopia has attracted more than $4 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) during the last fiscal year ending July 8, 2018 according to a state official. The nation managed to attract 156 big companies during the year with a combined capital of over $4.1 billion, including investments in the leather and leather goods sectors.

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Milan to host new design forum

Organised by Italian luxury brand committee, Altagamma, in partnership with Fiera Milano and the Italian Trade Commission (ICE), ‘Next Design Perspectives’ will take place on October 30 in Milan.

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High future demand forecast for Leather Technologists

Co-financed by the European Commission and the European Footwear Confederation (CEC), the results of a company survey conducted under the Erasmus+ Project “Digital TCLF 2025” have revealed the nine emerging digital occupations in the Textile, Clothing, Leather and Footwear (TCLF) sectors.

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CEC launches survey on emerging digital occupations

The European Confederation for the Footwear Industry (CEC) is inviting stakeholders to express their opinion on the need for specific emerging digital occupations as part of the initiative to boost the digitalisation potential of the, textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) sectors under the Erasmus+ project “Digital TCLF 2025”.

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India’s leather exports continue to decline

As Uttar Pradesh’s crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses could spread to other Indian states, there are fears the leather sector’s exports may not recover from the decline as the supply of domestic hides will not be enough to cater the 3 billion sq ft needed to support the industry each year.

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18 tanneries exhibit at Inspiramais

Inspiramais, the Brazilian design and innovation exhibition covering the leather and textile sectors, will be presenting over 900 innovative materials for the fashion industry on January 16-17, 2017.

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