S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.11, March 20, 2017
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Urgent call to SA visitors to APLF
Report on proposed LRI to be handed over
From Ernest Heunis, chairman, Skin, Hide & Leather Council
Correction: Last week’s article contained inaccuracies
FLIC: Awaiting final step before starting
Pretoria (SA) – The Footwear & Leather Industries Cluster (FLIC), approved by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in January as the replacement for the National Footwear & Leather Cluster (NFLC), has still to be registered as a legal entity before it can start operating, but its focus will be on “enabling interventions” – primarily in education and training, creating value chains, technology, manufacturing best practices and systems and governance issues for the Footwear, Leather-Goods and Leather Industries in South Africa.
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Large African delegations to exhibit at South Africa's Footwear, Textile & Apparel Sourcing Trade Event in May
Source Africa 2017
From Deidre Harte, LTE
NULAW ‘fully committed’ to SARS forum
From Ashley Benjamin, General Secretary, National Union of Leather and Allied Workers
Nigel (SA) – Seton SA technical/R&D director Richard Delfel has retired after 36 years with the company.
Drought relief deliveries completed in some provinces
From Samuel Kgatla, Principal Communication Officer, Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF)
Birthdays this week
21/03/1970: Shuhui Liu, Chang Tong Trading, Johannesburg.
In Memoriam this week
24/03/2011: John Lailvaux (b. 16/10/1946), Naked Feet, Johannesburg.
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ABSA Agri Trends 15/03: Hides & skins prices
The average bovine hide price over the past week was R14.25/kg green. Hide prices are determined by the average of RMAA and independent companies. “The recent strength of the currency and pressure from the demand side has been adding pressure on prices. There may also be stocks still sitting from December, which further add pressure on prices.”
Trade Fair dates
For a list of local and international trade fairs covering footwear, leather goods, leather and PPE, visit our website: http://www.svmag.co.za/events.php
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Next newsletter: March 27, 2017.