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India Leather Show, Spain, March 20-21, 2018

CLE/MRU/ILS-Spain/2017-18                                 Nov 14, 2017


All Members of the Council

Dear Members,

Sub :   India Leather Show, Spain, March 20-21, 2018

Spain is the 9th largest importer of leather and leather products in the world and 5th largest importer of leather and leather products from India.
Considering the export potential of this important market, the Council had initiated the export promotional activities in Spain since 2005. Thereafter the India Leather Shows in Spain has been organised continuously.

In this series, Council is now organizing the 9th Edition of India Leather Show in Spain during March 20-21, 2018 under the Market Access Initiative (MAI) Scheme. The Council is aiming to mobilize participation of 50 exporters, so as to make it a large show featuring display of wide range of leather & leather Products (Footwear, including Non-Leather Footwear, Footwear Components & Leather Shoe Uppers, Leather Garments, Leather Goods/Accessories, Leather Gloves, Saddlery & Harness and Finished Leather).

The global import of leather and leather products of Spain has increased from US$ 3959.95 million in 2012-13 to US$ 4584.08 million in 2016-17 growing at a CAGR of 3.73%. India’s export of leather and leather products to Spain has increased from US$ 267.17 mn in 2012-13 to US$ 351.26 mn in 2014-15 and slightly declined in 2015-16 and 2016-17 due to the global economic recession. With a view to bring back the positive trend in India’s exports, the Council is organizing the India Leather Show in Spain during March 20-21, 2018.

Council has availed the services of M/s Seven SM, Spain as the Event Management Agency for the event coordination and buyers mobilization in the earlier occasions. Taking into account the satisfactory performance of the Marketing Agency, we are availing their services for our India Leather Show in March 2018 also.

Participation Fee:

The fee for participation in India Leather Show in Spain, March 2018 is Rs.40,000/- per company. However, the fee will be Rs.50,000/– per company for members who have participated in more than three editions under MAIS grant. Also, as per revised MAIS guidelines, members can participate only in two MAIS events per year under MAIS grant and for such participants who have completed more than 2 participants under MAIS during 2017-18, the enhanced fee of Rs.50,000/- will apply.

Members interested to participate in the event are requested to send the duly filled application form (copy enclosed) along with the full participation fee as mentioned above through a Cheque/DD drawn in favour of COUNCIL FOR LEATHER EXPORTS on or before Nov 30, 2017 to either Council’s Head Office in Chennai or Regional Offices at Delhi, Kanpur, Mumbai, Kolkata & Agra.

Participation will be confirmed purely on ‘first-come-first serve’ basis.

With best regards,

Ramesh Kumar

Executive Director