Eco leather will become the mainstream of the future development of leather industry

December 2012, China’s production of light leather square meters, an increase of 70.98%. Business intelligence network monitoring data show: 2012 1-12 month, the national light leather production reached 747 million 18 thousand and 700 square meters, an increase of 23.91%.
From the output of various provinces and cities, in 2012 1-12 months, Hebei Province, province, the output of light leather, an increase of 28.52%, accounting for 26.21% of the total output. Followed by Zhejiang Province, Guangdong province and Shandong Province, respectively, the total output of 16.67, 11.83 and 9.66%.
Eco leather will become the mainstream of the future development of leather industry. With the improvement of living standards, people’s health awareness is becoming more and more strong, more and more attention to the green, natural, pollution-free products, which is the main factor for consumers to consider. Moreover, domestic and foreign trade, the green consumption gradually become a kind of consumption trend, the future will become a mainstream. In international trade, the green barriers are common. For example, the European Union in December 1, 2008 began to implement the EU chemicals registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction regulations (E A C H R regulations), which is limited by the chemical content of China’s related products to enter the EU market. The greatest impact is the textile, leather products and machinery and electrical, chemical and other products more use of chemicals in the industry.
Cbiw released the “2013-2017 China leather clothing industry market research and investment forecast report” pointed out that in 2012 1-11 months, China’s leather, fur and products and footwear exports 67 billion 339 million dollars, an increase of 6.7%, the growth rate down 16.5 percentage points. Imports of U.S. dollars, an increase of 6.6%, the growth rate down 14.1 percentage points. Import and export surplus of US dollars, an increase of 6.7%, accounting for 30.16% of China’s total trade surplus.