Analysis of Export Performance of Leather and Leather Products during April-March 2013-14 vis-à-vis April-March 2012-13

1.0 Introduction:

As per officially notified DGCI& S monthly export data, the export of Leather and Leather products for the financial year April-March 2013-14 touched US$ 5908.82 mnas against the performance of US$ 5015.41 mn in the corresponding period of last year, recording a positive growth of 17.81%. In rupee terms, the export touched Rs. 357482.35 mn in April-March 2013-14 as against the previous year’s performance of Rs. 272887.70 mn registering a positive growth of 31.00%.

A Statement showing the Product-wise Export performance during April-March 2013-14 vis-à-vis April-March 2012-13 is given below:

EXPORT OF LEATHER AND LEATHER PRODUCTS FROM INDIA
DURING APRIL-MAR 2013-14 VIS-A-VIS APRIL-MAR 2012-13
(Value in Million Rs)
CATEGORYAPRIL-MARAPRIL-MAR


% VARIATION
2012-132013-14
FINISHED LEATHER59509.8477716.4330.59%


LEATHER FOOTWEAR92164.31121688.1132.03%
FOOTWEAR COMPONENTS13377.15


19130.1143.01%


LEATHER GARMENTS30661.8936067.6017.63%


LEATHER GOODS64248.2481765.7127.27%
SADDLERY AND HARNESS6007.268805.0546.57%
NON-LEATHER FOOTWEAR6919.01


12309.3477.91%


TOTAL272887.70357482.3531.00%
Source : DGCI &S

     
(Value in Million US$)
CATEGORYAPRIL-MAR


APRIL-MAR% VARIATION

% Share
2012-132013-14
FINISHED LEATHER1093.731284.5717.45%21.74%
LEATHER FOOTWEAR1693.892011.38


18.74%34.04%
FOOTWEAR COMPONENTS245.86316.2028.61%5.35%
LEATHER GARMENTS563.54596.16


5.79%10.09%
LEATHER GOODS1180.821351.5014.45%22.87%
SADDLERY AND HARNESS110.41145.5431.82%


2.46%
NON-LEATHER FOOTWEAR127.16203.46


60.00%


3.44%
TOTAL5015.415908.82


17.81%100.00%

1.1 Major Highlights:

In Rupee Terms, export of leather & leather products have shown positive growth in all the product segments during the period April-March 2013-14.
In Dollar Terms, export of leather & leather products have shown positive growth in all the product segments during the period April-March 2013-14.
Country-wise analysis
The major markets for Indian Leather & Leather Products are Germany with a share of 12.92%, USA 11.32%, U.K. 11.20%, Italy 8.73%, France 5.99%, Hong Kong 7.98%, Spain 5.21%, Netherlands 3.66%, China 2.60%, Denmark 1.51%, UAE 3.05%, Belgium 1.62%,
These 12 countries together accounts for nearly76% of India’s total leather& leather products export.
Export of leather & leather products to major markets like Germany, USA, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Canada, S. Africa, Japan, Portugal, UAE, China, Belgium have shown positive growth during April-March 2013-14.

Trend in India’s Export of Leather & Leather Products to different countries during April-March 2013-14 vis-à-vis April-March 2012-13:

  TOTAL Share in
COUNTRY APRIL-MAR% changetotal export
2012-132013-142013-14
GERMANY631.23763.5520.96%


12.92%
U.S.A.526.13


669.17


27.19%11.32%
U.K.606.02


661.989.23%11.20%
ITALY438.53


515.59


17.57%8.73%
FRANCE320.81353.8010.29%


5.99%
HONG KONG441.45471.566.82%7.98%
SPAIN267.17307.9415.26%


5.21%
RUSSIA28.5451.5780.71%0.87%
NETHERLANDS189.74


216.5414.12%


3.66%
AUSTRALIA74.1678.315.59%


1.33%
NEWZEALAND7.23


9.66


33.62%


0.16%
DENMARK89.6589.37-0.31%1.51%
GREECE8.4111.97


42.27%


0.20%
CANADA45.7151.4312.52%


0.87%
SWITZERLAND30.30


32.75


8.09%0.55%
SWEDEN45.9150.6110.25%0.86%
S. AFRICA36.0748.1633.50%0.82%
AUSTRIA36.4639.718.93%0.67%
BELGIUM92.9795.73


2.96%1.62%
JAPAN38.70


48.73


25.92%0.82%
PORTUGAL38.35


51.6434.65%0.87%
CHINA124.36153.5723.49%2.60%
SINGAPORE14.43


19.78


37.08%0.33%
U.A.E.126.52180.2742.48%3.05%
INDONESIA26.82


27.17


1.32%


0.46%
KOREA REP.46.77


58.17


24.35%0.98%
VIETNAM67.9386.20


26.89%1.46%
SAUDI ARABIA42.37


38.67-8.72%0.65%
OTHERS572.69725.25


26.64%


12.27%
TOTAL5015.415908.8217.81%
Source : DGCIS

3.0 Port-wise export performance

As per the Port-wise / Region-wise compilation for the period April-March 2013-14 vis-à-vis April-March 2012-13, export of leather & leather products from all the Regions have shown positive export trends

Port-wise / Regionwise Export of Leather and Leather products during
(Value in Million US$)
RegionAPRIL-MARShare inAPRIL-MARShare in % Variation
2012-13Total Export2013-14Total Export
Southern1589.6631.70%1762.3629.83%10.86%
Western1207.9624.09%1328.33


22.48%9.96%
Eastern716.1914.28%


802.6113.58%


12.07%
Northern630.0712.56%736.0412.46%


16.82%
Central12.62


0.25%209.573.55%
Others858.8917.13%1069.91


18.11%24.57%
Total5015.41100.00%5908.82100.00%


17.81%

Note: This is purely based on port-wise compilation and does not reflect the accurate regional performance: Source: DGCI& S

4.0 Conclusion:

India’s export of Leather and Leather products for the financial year April-March 2013-14 touched US$ 5908.82 mn as against the performance of US$ 5015.41 mn in the corresponding period of last year, recording a positive growth of 17.81%.
Export of different categories of Footwear holds a major share of about 43% in India’s total leather & leather Products exports with an export value of US$ 2531.04 mn. This is followed by Leather Goods & Accessories with a share of 23%, Finished Leather 22%, Leather Garments 10% and Saddlery & Harness 2%.

Chart showing the Product wise Export Performance 2013-14
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