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New Chairman for the Council for Leather Exports

Published: June 28, 2021
Author: Manali bhanushali

The Council for Leather Exports has elected Sanjay Leekha, as its new Chairman. The CLE stated that Leekha is the founder and chairman of the Alpine Group. The council is a trade promotion organisation of the leather and leather products industry. It works under the backing of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Over a million people are working in India’s leather industry. The share of  India  in global leather exports and imports is about 3%. India leather and leather product exports sinked by 26% to US$2.44 billion in fiscal 2020-21. However, the world has begin to recording growth in 2021 as export economies emerge post pandemic. Europe remains the most important export marketplace for Indian leather businesses.

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