Aug 2017

From China Desk

Notes on World Leather Congress held in Shanghai on 29th August 2017 . If this is the highest forum for the leather industry, then it was a little disappointing. Speaker after speaker repeating same few words sustainability, traceability, transparency, long term customer relationship, RSL etc. Hardly any fresh thoughts except for Michael Shih, President of Tung Hong tannery. Clearly industry is on the back foot, trying to fight back and