ANALYSIS – IMPORT PERFORMANCE OF LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCTS DURING APRIL 2019–MARCH 2020 VIS-À-VIS APRIL 2018–MARCH 2019

 

ANNEXURE – II

 

ANALYSIS – IMPORT PERFORMANCE OF LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCTS DURING APRIL 2019–MARCH 2020 VIS-À-VIS APRIL 2018–MARCH 2019.

 

  1. Introduction:

 

As per officially notified DGCI&S monthly Import Data, the Import of Raw Hides & Skins, Leather and Leather products for the period April 2019-March 2020 touched US $ 1376.94 Mn as against the performance of US $ 1405.12 Mn in April 2018-March 2019, recording a negative growth of 2.01%.

 

Product Wise Analysis

 

IMPORT OF LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCTS FROM INDIA
DURING APRIL 2019 – FEBRUARY 2020  VIS-À-VIS APRIL 2018 – FEBRUARY 2019

 

(Value in Million US $)
          CATEGORY APR – MAR APR – MAR % VARIATION % Share
  2018-2019 2019-2020
RAW HIDES AND SKINS 34.69 29.81 -14.07% 2.16%
FINISHED LEATHER 548.15 520.28 -5.08% 37.79%
LEATHER FOOTWEAR 413.02 395.27 -4.30% 28.71%
FOOTWEAR COMPONENTS 22.17 24.14 8.89% 1.75%
LEATHER GARMENTS 2.30 2.41 4.78% 0.18%
LEATHER GOODS 72.06 71.91 -0.21% 5.22%
SADDLERY AND HARNESS 0.95 1.37 44.21% 0.10%
NON-LEATHER FOOTWEAR 311.78 331.75 6.41% 24.09%
TOTAL 1405.12 1376.94 -2.01% 100.00%
Source : DGCI &S

 

 

B.Conclusion:

 

 

  • Import of different categories of Footwear holds a major share of about 54.55% in India’s total leather & leather product with an Import value of US $ 751.16 Mn. This is followed by Raw Hides & Skins 2.16%, Leather Goods & Accessories with a share of 5.22%, Finished Leather 37.79%, Leather Garments 0.18% and Saddlery & Harness 0.10%.