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World of Leather Comes to Chennai with Goddies & Opportunities

As leather and leather goods producer, India has a strong presence on the global arena. It accounts for 13% of world production of leather. In footwear sector, India is second largest producer after China, with annual production in 2018 of 2.58 billion pairs. On consumption side also, India is the second largest with a use up of 2.60 billion pairs. In leather garment sector, India is second largest exporter, next only to Italy, with a global market share of about 17% accounting for 8.23% share of country’s total export in 2018-19. India is fifth largest exporter in leather goods & accessories sector. The export of footwear, leather and leather products from India reached a value of US$ 5.69 billion during 2018-19.