Analysis of Global Leather Trade – 2007 to 2011 – ITC, Geneva

1. IMPORTING COUNTRIES OF LEATHER & LEATHER PRODUCTS

The Global import of Leather and Leather Products has increased from US$ 131.83 billion in 2007 to US$ 159.89 billion in 2011, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 4.94%

A Statement showing global import of leather & leather products viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT131837.79139885.76117388.97


139499.39


159894.93
INDIA'S EXPORT3548.51


3599.463404.57


3968.54


4873.53
% SHARE OF INDIA2.69%


2.57%


2.90%


2.84%3.05%

India accounts for a share of 3.05% in the global leather & leather products import trade of US$ 159.89 bn.

Comparison of Global leather & leather Products Import vis-à-vis India’s Export

Product% Share in Global Imports


% Share in India’s Export
Finished Leather13.85%21.82%
Footwear (leather and non-leather) & Compts69.04%41.14%
Leather Garments2.45%11.28%
Leather Goods & Access.13.89%23.59%
Saddlery & Harness0.77%2.17%

Major Importing Countries of Leather & Leather Products

(Value in Million US$)

Country20072011
USA25866.86


28963.11
Germany8660.2612011.36
Hong Kong10385.0111394.49
Italy9709.2711025.68
France7645.40


9323.17
Japan6282.54


7800.73
UK6863.68


7536.56
China5336.94


6607.16
Russia2386.324616.38
Spain3825.044607.00
Netherlands2898.724546.41
Korea Rep1787.41


2939.86
Belgium3038.192932.90

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 71.49% in global leather & leather products import trade of US$ 159.89 billion

Finished Leather:

The Global import of Finished Leather declined from US$ 23120.97 million in 2007 to US$ 22151.29 million in 2011. India accounts for a share of 4.63% in the global finished leather imports

A Statement showing global import of finished leather viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT23120.97


21347.7614907.5619742.52


22151.29
INDIA'S EXPORT807.19673.37


627.95841.13


1024.69
% SHARE OF INDIA3.49%


3.15%4.21%4.26%


4.63%

Major importing countries of Finished Leather:

(Value in Million US$)

Country20072011
China4344.264061.32
Hong Kong3342.863114.25
Italy3039.532936.82
Germany855.49


971.10
Romania843.52729.19
Spain677.37


709.67
Mexico591.00


600.42
USA791.71


584.12
France458.95563.97
Poland586.47526.33
Portugal426.78


511.80
Korea Rep500.07


464.78
Thailand368.63414.77

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 73.08% in global finished leather import trade.

Leather Footwear

The global import of leather footwear has increased from US$ 48350.74 mn in 2007 to US$ 53407.58 mn in 2011, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 2.51%

A Statement showing global import of leather footwear viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT48350.74


51721.47


43176.74


48453.46


53407.58
INDIA'S EXPORT1174.03


1244.481255.041470.87


1717.24
% SHARE OF INDIA2.42%


2.40%2.90%3.03%3.22%

Major importing countries of Leather Footwear:

(Value in Million US$)

Country20072011
USA12373.9011829.03
Germany3868.834836.79
France3474.803674.51
Italy3042.833556.90
Hong Kong3283.563397.70
UK3488.883274.02
Russia1384.16


2194.01
Netherlands1460.422191.01
Spain1329.501339.10
Japan1099.37


1327.80
Belgium1530.761310.34
Canada1032.16


1103.55
Switzerland720.32923.09

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 76.69% in global leather footwear import

Footwear Components:

The global import of footwear components has increased from US$ 5763.20 mn in 2007 to US$ 7005.62 mn in 2011, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 5.00%.

A Statement showing global import of footwear components viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

 200720082009

2010
2011
WORLD IMPORT5763.20


6311.75


5284.64


6384.60


7005.62
INDIA'S EXPORT269.30


246.35


209.12


229.87281.94
% SHARE OF INDIA4.67%3.90%


3.95%


3.60%4.02%

Major Importing countries of Footwear Components:

(Value in Million US$)

Country2007


2011
Italy940.00


998.56
Germany410.28


596.59
Romania337.68


482.19
USA365.33


404.98
Japan346.74


364.68
Hong Kong254.39


291.13
China299.04264.53
Slovakia191.55


256.37
Russia75.20


224.07
France246.63


218.92
Tunisia114.12


150.50
Portugal144.69


150.02
Korea Rep111.65135.82

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 64.78% in global footwear components import

Leather Garments:

The global imports of leather garments had marginally declined from US$ 3986.73 mn in 2007 to US$ 3910.97 mn in 2011. A Statement showing global import of leather garments viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT3986.734144.04


3376.023601.723910.97
INDIA'S EXPORT345.34426.17


428.62


425.04572.45
% SHARE OF INDIA8.66%10.28%


12.69%


11.80%


14.64%

Major importing countries of Leather Garments:

(Value in Million US$)

Country2007


2011
Germany469.61561.21
USA853.04485.17
France285.68


368.62
Italy271.84


278.73
UK226.95


195.92
Spain225.25


191.36
Hong Kong143.27185.25
Netherlands143.32161.62
Japan185.27


138.75
Russia58.00


129.09
Switzerland124.69


127.87
China31.04


127.53
Austria87.69


115.86

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 78.41% in global leather garments import

Leather Goods & Accessories:

The global imports of leather goods & accs had increased from US$ 16388.49 mn in 2007 to US$ 22216.93 mn in 2011, growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 7.90%. A Statement showing global import of leather goods & accs viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below:

(Value in Million US$)

Leather Goods & Accs20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT16388.49


18117.8214376.6517059.4322216.93
INDIA'S EXPORT800.46873.44757.02


855.781089.71
% SHARE OF INDIA4.88%


4.82%5.26%


5.01%


4.90%

Major Importing Countries of Leather Goods & Accs:

(Value in Million US$)

Country20072011
USA3442.41


3862.78
Hong Kong1748.82


2934.81
Japan1764.83


2016.83
France1105.43


1558.11
Germany855.10


1223.17
Italy893.25


1112.29
UK949.24


1055.44
China234.65


863.67
Korea Rep302.43757.56
Singapore276.47


604.38
Macao44.71


473.66
Spain377.22437.38
Switzerland379.03417.09

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 77.95% in global leather goods & accs. import.

Leather Gloves:

The global imports of Leather Gloves had increased from US$ 2090.04 mn in 2007 to US$ 2290.18 mn in 2011, growing at a CAGR of 2.31%. A Statement showing global import of Leather Gloves viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008


200920102011
WORLD IMPORT2090.04


2434.23


1763.74


1960.58


2290.18
INDIA'S EXPORT183.26


232.05


121.22165.63


238.62
% SHARE OF INDIA8.76%9.53%6.87%8.44%10.41%

Major importing Countries of Leather Gloves:

(Value in Million US$)

Country2007


2011
USA610.62


604.88
Germany154.01


205.94
Japan141.05


149.59
Canada93.38


122.81
France98.68


121.90
Hong Kong165.66110.92
UK84.8990.35
Italy82.95


79.21
Sweden52.60


75.48
Netherlands40.20


59.23
Australia41.11


52.09
Korea Rep27.6151.56
Belgium46.74


45.30

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 77.25% in global leather gloves import.

Saddlery & Harness:

The global imports of saddlery & harness had increased from US$ 1100.50 mn in 2007 to US$ 1224.85 mn in 2011, growing at a CAGR of 2.71%. A Statement showing global import of saddlery & harness viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT1100.501141.57990.99


1096.16


1224.85
INDIA'S EXPORT106.18


92.15


83.39


87.92


107.54
% SHARE OF INDIA9.65%


8.07%


8.41%


8.02%


8.78%

Major importing countries of Saddlery & Harness:

(Value in Million US$)

Country2007


2011
USA375.22380.98
Germany102.77


131.65
France75.64


75.51
UK77.8675.14
Japan43.90


58.57
Canada46.95


55.98
Netherlands28.94


45.58
Australia30.39


38.29
Italy34.8537.49
Belgium25.45


33.98
Sweden38.60


31.69
Spain24.84


26.39
Switzerland22.74


26.24

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 83.07% in global saddlery & harness import.

Non-Leather Footwear:

The global imports of non-leather footwear had increased from US$ 33127.13 mn in 2007 to US$ 49977.66 mn in 2011, growing at a CAGR of 10.82%. A Statement showing global import of non-leather footwear viz-a-vis India’s export and share during 2007 to 2011 is given below

(Value in Million US$)

 20072008200920102011
WORLD IMPORT33127.13


37101.32


35276.33


43161.47


49977.66
NDIA'S EXPORT46.02





43.49


43.4357.93


79.96
% SHARE OF INDIA0.13%


0.11%


0.12%


0.13%


0.16%

Major importing countries of Non-Leather Footwear:

(Value in Million US)

Country20072011
USA7665.23


11416.02
Japan2650.67


3734.33
Germany2098.16


3690.82
France1998.23


2863.49
UK1792.67


2612.73
Italy1486.94


2104.87
Spain1059.24


1774.98
Russia683.65


1741.93
Netherlands837.52


1525.63
Hong Kong1598.111452.60
Belgium1012.28


1116.75
Canada644.89


985.87
Korea Rep366.33863.37

These 13 countries together accounts for a share of 71.79% in global non-leather footwear import.

2. EXPORTING COUNTRIES OF LEATHER & LEATHER PRODUCTS:

The major exporting countries of leather and leather products are China, Italy, Hong Kong, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands, Indonesia, Brazil, USA, Portugal etc

Trend in world import of leather and leather products, India’s export and export by major competing countries along with their import share

(Value in Mn $)

 2007


2008


2009


20102011
World Import of leather products131837.79


139885.76117388.97


139499.39159894.93
Export from China31473.0435143.78


32406.0741247.69


47904.36
China's share in world import%23.87%


25.12%


27.61%


29.57%


29.96%
Export from Italy19981.4720544.7815911.7317754.8421653.51
Italy's share in world import%15.16%


14.69%


13.55%


12.73%


13.54%
Export from Hong Kong10979.13


10446.558373.77


10360.77


11563.25
Hong Kong's share in world import%8.33%7.47%7.13%7.43%7.23%
Export from Germany5125.675818.53


4900.655375.03


7086.22
France's share in world import%3.89%


4.16%


4.17%3.85%4.43%
Export from France5129.18


5239.704531.835046.93


6620.69
Germany's share in world import%3.89%

3.75%3.86%


3.62%4.14%
Export from Belgium3660.01


4005.923741.234001.504474.95
Belgium's share in world import%2.78%


2.86%3.19%2.87%


2.80%
Export from Spain3504.453821.88


3366.06


3422.624016.11
Spain's share in world import%2.66%


2.73%


2.87%


2.45%


2.51%
Export from India3548.513599.463404.573968.544873.53
India's share in world import%2.69%2.57%2.90%


2.84%3.05%
Export from Brazil4333.214009.22718.83440.30


3598.28
Brazil's share in world import%3.29%2.87%2.32%2.47%


2.25%
Export from Romania2000.501991.091558.77


1695.51


2090.62
Romania's share in world import%1.52%


1.42%1.33%


1.22%


1.31%
Export from Indonesia1927.74


2171.36


1973.792806.65


3644.04
Indonesia's share in world import%1.46%1.55%


1.68%


2.01%


2.28%
Export from Thailand1575.351583.50


1299.29


1443.081636.06
Thailand's share in world import%1.19%


1.13%1.11%1.03%


1.02%
Export from Taiwan1202.62


1206.47931.17


1111.291130.90
Taiwan's share in world import%0.91%0.86%0.79%0.80%0.71%
Export from Vietnam4277.82


5211.834412.945582.84


Vietnam's share in world import%3.24%3.73%3.76%4.00%
Source: ITC, Geneva

Top Exporting countries of leather & leather products

(Value in Mn$)

Country20072011


China31473.0447904.36
Italy19981.4721653.51
Hong Kong10979.13


11563.25


Germany5125.677086.22
France5129.186620.69
Belgium3660.014474.95


Spain3504.454016.11
Netherlands2288.074009.11



Top Exporting countries of Finished Leather

(Value in Million US$)  
Country2007


2011
Italy5176.505043.55
Hong Kong2772.822348.18
Brazil2192.272044.63
USA1144.041024.15
Germany951.51928.66
Argentina963.68


916.89
Korea Rep853.93


856.92
Nigeria330.26779.48

Top Exporting countries of Leather Footwear

(Value in Million US$)
Country20072011
China9563.39


10947.82
Italy8148.77


8464.08
Hong Kong3738.573750.66
Germany2074.372735.50
Indonesia1147.952203.61
Belgium1829.212055.08
Netherlands1215.501886.46
Portugal1510.341857.10
Spain1837.761802.67
France1198.521431.50

Country20072011
China1169.04


2348.15
Italy1091.011127.74
Romania388.17


424.69
Germany272.20


348.72
Hong Kong322.80


333.98
Korea Rep370.80


319.86
USA205.97


264.79
Taiwan240.15230.12
Slovakia80.78


218.97
Brazil126.30202.55

Top Exporting countries of Leather Garments

Value in Mn$)
Country20072011
Italy598.63


725.09
China1307.77


689.74
Pakistan451.27


373.72
Germany271.29300.51
France156.62


204.06
Hong Kong185.14


186.34
Turkey232.39181.26
USA226.90154.77
Spain88.25


118.01
Netherlands73.03


110.92

Top Exporting countries of Leather Goods & Accs

Value in Mn$)
Country20072011
China3407.654693.80
Italy3358.864331.55
France2585.483405.22
Hong Kong2033.47


3348.99
Germany500.41


701.76
USA348.70


408.82
Singapore121.89


401.23
UK257.05


335.39
Netherlands152.88326.22
Switzerland290.59


321.73

Top Exporting countries of Saddlery & Harness

Value in Mn$)
Country20072011
China231.63353.45
Germany131.05


147.14
USA51.0955.47
France42.55


49.46
Italy43.51


49.38
UK49.5744.10
Taiwan35.63


41.78
Netherlands14.16


31.58
Ireland22.87


29.15
Hong Kong25.2428.41

Major Exporting Countries of Leather Gloves:

(Value in Million US$)
Country2007


2011
China840.741117.26
Pakistan208.41271.21
Hong Kong237.23164.96
Indonesia79.16


101.46
Italy69.24


70.75
Germany42.4967.82
Thailand48.0352.63
Netherlands26.50


48.38
France39.0840.17

Top Exporting countries of Non-Leather Footwear

(Value in Mn$)
Country20072011
China14618.2928426.35
Belgium1546.41


2100.77
Germany924.811923.91
Italy1564.16


1912.09
Hong Kong1901.07


1566.65
Netherlands596.451338.64
Indonesia366.681023.40
Spain602.70


1020.71
France641.99


988.53
Panama556.42


834.43