China leather tanning processing industry, 2016
Leather tanning processing refers to the process of depilating and tanning raw skins and hides of animals through physical and chemical methods to produce leather, which is more durable and less susceptible to decomposition. The relevant activities include: leather tanning; light leather processing (to produce light, soft and colored leather for manufacturing shoe top, apparel, gloves, soft bags, leather goods, etc); heavy leather processing (to produce thick and durable leather for manufacturing under sole and military, industrial and civil leather goods); processing of rare animal hide.
In 2015, the economic operations of the leather industry remained basically stable and showed a trend of slow growth, which appears as the minor growth in the production indicator, basic stability of the light leather output and slow growth in leather production. In 2015, the output of light leather is up by 0.9%; the output of leatherwear is up by 0.6%, with growth rate going down by 3.2%; the output of fur clothes is up by 4.0%, with growth rate dropping by 14.7%; the output of leather shoes/boots is up by 2.1%, with growth rate declining by 1.0%.
The sluggish international demands shall be accountable for such sluggish growth. Firstly, the export growth is slowing down, with the export volume and export value of leatherwear going down by 26.2% and 37.4% respectively, and the export volume and export value of leather shoes dropping by 6.3% and 1.8% respectively. The export volume of fur garments went up by 4.7%, which is still far from the 36.8% growth achieved in the previous years, while the export value went down by 3.6%. Secondly, the orders are transferring to Southeast Asia.
With the growth in sales and profit slowing down, the profitability of the overall industry has also dropped slightly. In 2015, the sales revenue of the leather industry went up by 6.5% from the previous year, with growth rate falling back by 3.9%.
Looking ahead in 2016, the industrial development will enjoy a new space and the industry must consider the situation and change thinking to move to the high end of value chain in internationalized vision, converse cost competition into innovation competition, achieve a new round of growth by technological progress, promote rapid industry upgrading by virtue of brand construction, strengthen the talent cultivation and consolidate the development foundation.
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Data sources: Governmental statistics organizations, market research (monitoring) centers, industry associations and institutions, import and export statistics organizations, and others.
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