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UPCOMING EVENTS

Meet the Press BLLISS 2018
November 17, 2018

Bangladesh Leatherfootwear
& Leathergoods International
Sourcing Show 2018 (BLLISS)
November 22, 2018

International Technology Tradeshow on
Leather, Machinery, Components,
Chemicals & Accessories
for Footwear & Leathergoods sector
(LEATHERTECH BANGLADESH 2018)
November 22, 2018

 

Bangladesh Leather Sector: At a Glance

  • Bangladesh Government has identified leather sector as a thrust sector for export and to exploit full potentialities of this sector.
  • Hides and Skins of Bangladesh have well reputation and good demand in world market for its fine fiber structure and good grains.
  •   The annual supply of hides and skins in the country is about 250 million sq. ft. consisting of 64.83% cow hides, 32.74% goat skin, 1.09% sheep skin and 2.19% buffalo hides.
  • Less than 50% of the total stock is required to meet domestic demand and the rest is exported. The main export destinations are Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, Spain, UK, Germany, France Saudi
    Arabia, Malaysia etc.
  • More than 200 tanneries are producing crust leather and finished leather.
  • 20% of their total product meets the demand of the domestic footwear and leather goods manufacturing industries. Rest 80% is exported to different countries.
  • Bangladesh is potential offshore location for leather, leathergoods and Footwear products manufacturing with competitive cost.
  • High quality grain patterns, fiber structure (texture) etc. are the unique features of Bangladeshi leather.
  • Largest tanneries or Shoe industries are well equipped and they undertake regular R & D work and product development activities.
  • Easy import regulation for tannery chemicals and other items (Bonded warehouse facilities available).
  • Lower level of labour cost.
  • Relatively less-lead time.
  • Products enjoy GSP facilities in many countries.
  • Price structure is quite competitive.
  • New leather processing zone will facilitate accelerated industrial performance
    in an Environment-Friendly Working area.

Leathergoods like ladies bag, wallets, belts, leather cover for camera, laptop, leather suitcase, etc. and high quality footwears are being manufactured in big enterprise as well as in many small factories.

 
 
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