In Russia there is a shortage of leather raw materials
30.12.2014 6065

In Russia there is a shortage of leather raw materials

Over the past month, the export of unprocessed hides from the country has sharply increased. As a result, enterprises involved in leather processing and the production of shoes and other leather products experienced an acute shortage of raw materials. This is stated in the appeal sent by the Russian Union of Tanners and Shoemakers to the Government of the Russian Federation. Industry representatives fear that if the ban is not introduced within 1 – 2 months, domestic producers will be forced to cut production or even leave the market.

“According to our calculations, out of 170 thousand tons of untreated leather that are harvested in Russia, 40 thousand tons are exported. And now these 130 tons, which remained with us, began to rapidly flow away. Apparently, our commodity dealers do not want to sell for rubles, ”says Alexandra Andrunakievich, general director of the Russian Union of Leatherworkers and Shoemakers. According to her, domestic prices for leathers have jumped from 65 to 100 rubles per 1 kg.

According to the shoe makers, the supply of raw materials decreased by 30%, so they had to cut footwear production by a third.

Over the past month, the export of unprocessed hides from the country has sharply increased. As a result, enterprises involved in leather processing and the production of shoes and other leather products experienced an acute shortage ...
5
1
Rating

Latest News

EKONIKA launched an advertising campaign in support of its new collection

EKONIKA invited fashion influencer, founder of the Komisstore resale platform, fashionista and socialite Oksana Rim to the advertising campaign of its new Premium collection. “The union of strictness and relaxation,” this is how it describes...
21.06.2024 114

Camper x Sunnei created sneakers with symmetrical half-pairs

The Forone sneakers, created in collaboration between the Spanish shoe brand Camper and the Italian fashion brand for men and women Sunnei, are suitable for any…
20.06.2024 268

Prada introduced shoes with ultra-thin soles

One of the brightest trends of the Men's Fashion Week in Milan, which took place from June 15 to 19, was a new interpretation of classic shoe models. Thus, the Italian brand Prada presented the usual classic styles of men's shoes on ultra-thin...
20.06.2024 266

Rosakkreditatsiya checked the safety certificates of goods on marketplaces

As part of a joint project of Rosaccreditation and leading Russian marketplaces, a total of 722,5 thousand documents were checked - declarations and certificates posted in the Federal State Information System of Rosaccreditation and confirming the safety of goods in cards...
19.06.2024 296

Summer trend – mesh, pearls and floral patterns in shoes

Bright mesh mules and ballet shoes embroidered with beaded flowers have returned to the collections of premium brands and shoe brands in the mass market segment for the Summer '24 season. On TikTok, you can find more than 13,5 million posts related to the term “Chinese...
18.06.2024 1493
When you sign up, you will receive weekly news and articles about the shoe business on your e-mail.

To the beginning