Leather exports may rise 10% by 2019'

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 18-10-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI : Leather exports may register a 10% increase by 2019 from $5.66 billion last fiscal, according to Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C.R. Chaudhary.

He also said the Centre was taking steps to boost the labour-intensive sectors. He, however, denied that cow-related agitations and regulations impacted the sector and added that weak demand in major markets such as European Union had affected the industry.