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S&V African Leather Magazine

The S&V African Leather Magazine is a monthly digital publication that focuses on the Southern & East African Leather industry.

Since its first issue was published in 1935 the publication has been the leading source for news and information relevant to the Southern & East African footwear and leather goods industry. Our editorial staff are well known and respected within the industry and have a depth of industry knowledge and insight honed over many decades. In short we have our finger on the pulse of industry, enabling us to provide current news and information that matters to those involved in the footwear and leather goods trade. Matters related to technology, trade, import, export, manufacturing, design, retail and all other aspects of the industry are reported on regularly, factually and extensively.

S&V African Leather Magazine Vol13 No5 May 2019


- The industry awaits the Competition Tribunal's ruling on the proposed merger of Mosstrich and Klein Karoo International.

South Africa/b>
- SHALC AGM- Where to from here?
- Automotive leather shows slight rebound, says NAAMSA.
- Adapt - The next phase of responding to climate change.

Hides and Skins
- Ethiopian Government concedes leather industry challenges.
- Kenyan hides and skins traders want export duty reviewed.
- ...But Kenyan Government plans more controls.

An Eclectic View
- Columnist H. Proctor writes about leather education.

- ISTT head Dr Clive Jackson-Moss on sustainable leather production. Part 21: Reducing chrome discharge from a tannery.

Hides & leather specifications
- Compiled by the ISTT.

Footwear Leathers
- Mossop's Optimum leather range targets safety and military applications.

- Stahl splits SA agency.
- Buckman names new leather division leader.

Advertisers in this Issue
Buckman (OFC), ISTT (4), Lanxess (2), Malome Leather/TFL (5, 6), Mimosa (8), Rolfes Leather Division (10), SCOT (12).

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