S&V Weekly Newsletter Vol.3 No.41, October 16, 2017
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Recovering from the Durban storm
The storm blew off part of the roof of a Palm Footwear warehouse.
The entire staff was involved in the clean-up, working right over the weekend.
Durban (SA) – Palm Footwear, one of the footwear factories hit worst by the storm that devastated Durban on Tuesday last week, is recovering thanks to what MD Rajeev Pattundeen called "a humbling display of staff, supplier and customer loyalty".
Exports: Africa 'best return on investment'
Durban (SA) – The SA Footwear & Leather Export Council says it is clear that other African states are currently by far the most important export destinations for SA-made footwear, chairman Sanjay Pattundeen said on Friday.
Ethiopia devalues currency by 15% to boost exports
By Reuters. Wednesday October 11 2017
November 21-23: ATF Trade Exhibition, Cape Town International Convention Centre. Deidre Harte, +27 (0)21 790 5849, firstname.lastname@example.org
Birthdays this week
16/10/1946: Hannes Harding, FC&T Supplies, Pretoria.
In Memoriam this week
17/10/2005: Barney Dodo (b. 11/04/1914), Edworks group, Johannesburg.
Do you have any names you’d like to add to our list of birthdays and In Memoriam? Please send the details.
ABSA Agri Trends 11/10: Hides & skins prices
The average hide price over the past week was 0.16% higher at R12.52/kg green. NB* Hide prices are determined by the average of the RMAA (Red Meat Abattoir Association) and independent companies.
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
News & Classifieds: Tony Dickson, +27 (0)31 209 7505, email@example.com
Next newsletter: October 23, 2017.