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Leather Goods & Accessories & Gloves

Global Scenario:

The global imports of leather goods & gloves had increased from US$ 13829.75 mn in 2006 to US$ 17017.35 mn in 2010, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 5.32%. A Statement showing global import of leather goods & gloves viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2006 to 2010 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)


Leather Goods & Gloves

 2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

WORLD IMPORT

13829.75

16415.68

18136.44

14380.87

17017.35

INDIA'S EXPORT

706.29

800.47

873.45

757.02

855.78

% SHARE OF INDIA

5.11%

4.88%

4.82%

5.26%

5.03%

India’s export of leather goods & accessories has increased from US$ 706.29 mn in 2006-07 to US$ 1088.09 mn in 2011-12, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 9.02%

Major importing Countries of Leather Goods & Gloves 2006 vis-à-vis 2010 – A comparison

(Value in Million US$)


Country

2006

2010

USA

3262.84

3246.51

Hong Kong

1493.35

2161.18

Japan

1570.15

1671.00

France

817.29

1083.13

Germany

717.48

901.65

UK

743.65

837.87

Italy

705.78

821.88

Korea Rep

203.70

516.59

China

171.03

493.72

Singapore

258.95

406.48

Spain

303.92

349.52

Canada

291.53

347.22

Switzerland

279.29

339.72

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 77.43% in global leather goods & gloves import.

Top Exporting countries of Leather Goods & Gloves 2006 vis-à-vis 2010 – A comparison

 

 (Value in Million US$)

 

Country

2006

2010

China

3102.04

4064.43

Italy

2708.19

3006.06

Hong Kong

1821.62

2507.79

France

2313.18

2412.82

India

706.28

814.91

Germany

401.73

506.30

USA

467.81

377.69

Singapore

96.48

325.04

Switzerland

223.94

267.31

Spain

232.72

238.20

Pakistan

238.82

235.33

Leather Gloves:

The global imports of Leather Gloves had increased from US$ 1933.86 mn in 2006 to US$ 1959.88 mn in 2010, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 0.33%.  A Statement showing global import of Leather Gloves viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2006 to 2010 is given below

(Value in Million US$)

 

 2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

WORLD IMPORT

1933.86

2092.08

2435.84

1764.28

1959.88

INDIA'S EXPORT

137.94

183.26

232.05

121.22

165.63

% SHARE OF INDIA

7.13%

8.76%

9.53%

6.87%

8.45%

 

Major importing Countries of Leather Gloves 2006 vis-à-vis 2010 – A comparison

(Value in Million US$)


Country

2006

2010

USA

600.19

536.50

Germany

134.67

158.09

Japan

138.49

127.27

France

92.24

108.31

Canada

87.70

99.93

Hong Kong

173.88

99.62

UK

72.08

80.31

Italy

73.27

68.27

Sweden

49.35

61.97

Netherlands

39.79

49.12

Korea Rep.

23.10

47.30

Australia

33.07

39.88

Spain

54.93

39.62

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 77.36% in global leather gloves import.

Indian Scenario

Leather Goods form an important segment of the leather industry in India. Leather goods production capacity is estimated to be 63 million pieces annually.  

The different types of Leather Goods and accessories are manufactured in India i.e., Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases, school satchels, traveling bags / luggage, Portfolio and similar such items,  Hand Bags, shopping bags and similar such items, Wallets, Purses, Pouches, Passport Holders, Credit Card Holders, Diary covers and similar such items, Leather Belts, Caps etc.  India also produces Leather Upholstery – Sofa Seat Covers, Car Seat Covers etc.

Most of the units manufacturing leather goods are located in Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Kanpur, Bangalore and Puducherry.  Industry is situated in few other clusters also.

India is the fifth largest exporter of leather goods and accessories (inclusive of Gloves) in the world.

Leather Goods and accessories manufactured in India bear brand names like Coach, Pierre Cardin, Yves St Laurent, Etienne Aigner, Geoffery Beene, Harrods, Marks & Spencer, Liz Caliborne, Guess, Next, Tommy Hilfiger, Kieffer, Waldhausen, Biemen, Nederinum, Zaldi, Kallquists, Shires, GFS, Millers, Eisers, Weco, Ukal and Decalthon.

Leather Gloves:

Leather gloves of all categories like fancy/fashion gloves, sports gloves, industrial gloves and other leather gloves is a thrust product among the items of small leather goods being manufactured and exported from India. India is the fourth largest exporter of Leather Gloves to the world.  India produces about 52 million pairs of industrial gloves annually.   India offers the world the largest technically trained manpower in leather craft at the most competitive costs. Its association with respected product testing institutions such as SATRA in the UK and PFI in Germany ensures the finest quality leather in the manufacturing of gloves.

India’s Export of Leather Goods & Accessories including Gloves – 5 years

(Value in Million US$)


2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

800.46

873.44

757.02

855.78

1088.09

Source: DGCI& S

India’s export of Leather Goods & Accessories including Gloves touched US$ 1088.09 million in 2011-12, holding a share of 22.35% in India’s total export of US$ 4868.71 mn 

Major Markets

The major markets for Indian leather goods & gloves are USA with a share of 18.06%, Germany 15.80%, UK 12.61%, Spain 7.27%, Italy 6.16%, France 5.49%, Netherlands 4.49%, UAE 3.22%, Australia 3.14%, Denmark 2.56%.

India’s Export of Leather Goods & Accessories – Country-wise – 5 Years

 (Value in Million US$)


Countries

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

Germany

122.65

132.08

117.75

135.34

171.96

USA

123.86

155.02

137.97

162.90

196.47

UK

133.92

125.77

123.08

131.74

137.20

Italy

56.96

67.51

44.82

46.57

66.99

France

36.07

45.04

38.90

48.16

59.68

Hong Kong

3.37

4.22

5.77

8.71

11.45

Spain

59.93

52.33

51.47

62.82

79.05

Russia

1.02

1.01

0.57

0.97

2.46

Netherlands

36.51

41.91

38.12

40.86

48.90

Australia

28.48

32.72

26.00

26.27

34.11

New Zealand

2.25

2.02

1.56

2.35

3.34

Denmark

15.20

17.02

16.16

18.91

27.80

Belgium

13.94

14.88

12.34

14.83

18.94

UAE

26.16

34.97

21.63

21.76

35.00

Source: DGCI& S

Quantity-wise Export of Leather Goods:

(In Pcs)

 

2010-11

Ladies Handbags and other bags

14,352,908

Wallets

49,358,526

Leather Belts, Caps & Ties

10,967,894

Purses

6,725,954

Pouches

4,253,178

Passport holders / Credit card holders etc

4,623,278

Travel / Luggage ware

584,100

Handcrafted leather items

1,998,087

Sofa / Chair/ Car seat covers (upholstery)

100,867

Diary Covers / Cheque Book Covers

1,135,307

Pet Accessories

193,119

Portfolio / Briefcases

193,119

Desktop materials

195,081

Covers for Camera, Calculator etc

170,871

Leather Toys

141,743

Other Leather Goods

31,543,283

Total

126,987,079

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Quantity-wise Export of Leather Gloves:

(In Prs)

 

2010-11

Industrial Gloves

111,566,296

Fancy / Fashion Gloves

1,787,382

Sports Gloves

31,394

Other Leather Gloves

788,357

Total

114,173,429

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Region-wise Export of Leather Goods:

(In pcs)

 

2009-10

2010-11

Central

9,514,731

15,138,867

East

50,354,885

55,874,869

North

26,994,279

32,043,216

South

22,915,160

19,429,738

West

4,014,707

4,500,389

Total

113,793,762

126,987,079

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Region-wise Export of Leather Gloves:

(In prs)

 

2009-10

2010-11

Central

46,090

0

East

97,489,114

110,917,148

North

194,650

273,967

South

2,802,371

2,918,717

West

82,624

63,598

Total

100,614,849

114,173,430

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With the availability of quality raw materials coupled with skilled craftsmanship, India is now poised to make itself a major destination for global sourcing of leather goods and accessories. State-of-the-art production units and in-house Design Studios will strengthen the industry in producing products with exquisite design and quality.

The industry’s accelerated development and growth is being aided by the ambitious capacity expansion & modernization plans of private industry and the Indian Government’s encouraging policy measures.

 

 

 

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