(HS Codes 4104, 4106)
Hides and Skins of Bovine (HS Code 4104): Tanned or crust hides and skins of bovine "incl.buffalo" or equine animals, without hair on, whether or not split (excluding further prepared).
In 2019, Nepal's exports represent 0.1% of world exports for this product, its ranking in world exports is 62.
Major Exporters: USA, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, HK China
Hides and Skins of Goats (HS Code 4106): Tanned or crust hides and skins of goats or kids, pigs, reptiles and other animals, without wool on, and leather of hairless animals, whether or not split (excluding further prepared and leather of bovine and equine animals, sheep and lambs).
In 2019, Nepal's exports represent 0.5% of world exports for this product, its ranking in world exports is 37.
Major Exporters: Thailand, Italy, France, Taipei Chinese, HK China Leather production processes Hide collection, Liming, Hair removing, Fleshing, DE liming, Tanning, Reducing thickness, Softening, and Dyeing.
Production: ii. Leather shoes (65 % share) ii. Leather Goods (15% share).
Uses: i. Footwear, ii. Garment, iii. Other leather goods (handbags, purses, wallet, belts, gloves, and camera bags)
Producing Industries: There are over 200 tanneries in Nepal
Major Producing Industries & Production Capacity:
1. United Tanneries (Production Capacity = 3.0 million sq.ft. per annum)
|F.Y. 2073/74 (2016/17)||F.Y. 2074/75 (2017/18)||F.Y. 2075/76 (2018/19)|
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World Import in 2019 :- 4,197 Million USD
5 Year Average Growth :- (-10.9 %)
Potential Markets for Nepal - China, Italy, Vietnam, Taiwan, Spain