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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 No2 February 2019



- Mosstrich and KKI appeal Competition Commission ruling against proposed merger.

Sector Reports
- FMD: 'Progress in re-opening markets,' says DAFF.
- Standard Bank 'welcomes government's R3 billion support for smallholders'.
- Agricultural careers: Grounds for growth.
- Low hide prices: A double edged sword, says Rolfes.
- Low hide prices: They offer opportunity, says The Ing Thing.
- Low hide prices: What hides give, the exchange rate takes away, says Horne Tanning.
- OR Leathers: Johan May selling footwear ranges.
- DyStar Africa drops Boehme name.

An Eclectic View
- Columnist H. Proctor writes about split finishing.

Hides & leather specifications
- Compiled by the ISTT.

Conferences & Fairs
- SLTC Convention: May 17-19.
- SATTA Conference & Expo: May 6-7.

Aid organisations
- Identifying regional value chains in leather and leather products in Africa - executive summary from an UNCTAD report.

Advertisers in this Issue
Buckman (OFC), ISTT (9), JSM Business Services (7), Lanxess (2), Mimosa (4), Rolfes Leather Division (6), SCOT (8).

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