Leather Export from India in 2017 – List of Leather Suppliers in India

07 March 2018
Leather Export Data

Leather is one of the most widely traded products in the global market. It is a flexible and durable material obtained from processing rawhide and skin of the various animal such as buffalo, goat, cow, sheep, bovine, lamb, horse etc. India has the largest cattle population in the world. The leather industry in India accounts for around 13% of the world’s leather production of skins. The growth in demand for leather is driven by footwear industry followed by furniture & interior design industries and automotive industry. India is world’s second largest producer of footwear and leather garments and accounts for 9.50% of the world’s footwear production.


Tamil Nadu is the biggest leather market in India and Hong Kong is the largest leather export partner. Rawhides, skin and leather are classified under HS Code 41. Let's take a look at the detailed analysis of leather export from India including monthly values, leather obtained from animals, exporters, Indian states and Indian Ports.



Indian Leather Exports in 2017 – Month Wise Analysis


Leather exports from India stood at USD 823 million in 2017 and comprising of rawhide skins, finished leather, leather goods, leather garments, leather footwear component, saddlery and harness. The country recorded lowest sales in the month of February and recorded highest sales in September. The leather export sale is inclined from May month after recording low sales in the first four months. Here is the table representing the monthly values of export of leather goods from India in 2017.



Month

Value (USD Million)

January

57.94

February

47.27

March

52.11

April

50.21

May

71.71

June

69.45

July

73.31

August

77.72

September

86.98

October

83.78

November

70.47

December

82.79

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Indian Leather Exports Data – Animal Wise Analysis


In India, the leather is prepared from the rawhide skin of different animals like buffalo, goat, cow, sheep etc. Majorly, buffalo skin and goat skin are used to make leather products that exports to the other countries. It is recorded that from total leather exports 38.75% of buffalo and 28.23% of goat rawhide skins have used for leather. Refer the below table to check the share value of animals used in leather exports from India.



Animal (Rawhide Skins)

Share Value (%)

Buffalo

38.75

Goat

28.23

Cow

17.80

Sheep

9.54

Buffalo Calf

3.83

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



List of Leather Exporters in India


There are more than 1100 leather companies in India currently exporting leather products in the global market. Prara Leathers and Rahman Industries are the top market players of leather industry in India. Here are names of some leather exporters in India.


             ·         Prara Leathers Pvt Ltd

             ·         Rahman Industries Ltd

             ·         Farida Prime Tannery Pvt Ltd

             ·         Tata International Ltd

             ·         Super Tannery Ltd

             ·         Blue Diamond Leders


At Export Genius, access the list of leather suppliers in India and know their trading activities including price, volume etc. You will also get the list of leather buyers in other countries and select the right business partner for your product.



India’s Leather Exports from its Different States


As per Indian leather export data, the country is exporting this product from its 15 different states. These are also the largest leather producing states in India. Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the largest states from where India exports leather and recorded share value of 51.98% and 37.98% respectively. In terms of value, India exports of leather from Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh stood at USD 428 million and USD 312 million respectively during the year 2017. In the given table below, check the export figures and share value of leather exports from five biggest Indian states.



Indian State

Value (USD Million)

Share (%)

Tamil Nadu

428

51.98

Uttar Pradesh

312

37.98

West Bengal

32

3.92

Maharashtra

22

2.76

Himachal Pradesh

10

1.32

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Leather Export Partners of India


During 2017, India has exported leather articles to around 100 countries of the world including Hong Kong, Italy, China, Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, Spain, Indonesia, Germany, Portugal, Turkey etc. India exports of leather to its four biggest partners (Hong Kong, Italy, China and Vietnam) recorded 61.17% of the total leather exports. In terms of value, the exports to these four countries worth USD 211 million, USD 102 million, USD 96 million and USD 93 million respectively in 2017. Here is the table representing trade figures of top five leather export partners of India.



Country

Value (USD Million)

Share (%)

Hong Kong

211

25.70

Italy

102

12.40

China

96

11.76

Vietnam

93

11.31

Korea

43

5.24

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Chennai Air Departs Maximum Leather Shipments


The leather exports of India in 2017 is done through 21 different Indian ports including air, land and sea. Chennai air is the biggest port departing maximum leather shipments and recorded 38.79% of the shipments from the total exports. Chennai air is followed by JNPT, Mumbai. Indian leather exports from JNPT worth 24.86% of the total leather exports. Refer the below table and graphical presentation which are representing the leather export figures at five biggest Indian ports.



Indian Port

Share Value (%)

Chennai Air

38.79

JNPT

24.86

Chennai Sea

10.12

Panki ICD

9.45

JRY Kanpur ICD

3.93

*Above stats are based on 2017 report



Leather Export Promotion Council of India


CLE stands for the council for leather exports is an autonomous non-profit organization in India. It is entrusted with the export promotion activities and the plays a major role in the development of the Leather Industry in India. More than 3500 companies in India exporting or manufacturing leather and its products are the members of CLE. If you are in leather export business, you can contact to council for leather exports to become a member and expand your business in the global market.



What will you gain in Leather Export Report of India?


Here is the Sample of leather export data of India including the major data fields that we cover in our report and take a fair idea of trade report.


HS Code

41131000

Product Description

Finished Leather Goat Suede Upper Leather

Animal Name

Goat

Quantity

654

Unit

SQF

FOB Value

USD 1284.01

Unit Price

USD 2.1

Importer & Exporter Name

Available on purchase

Loading & Unloading Place

Available on purchase

 


The more details like importer name, exporter name, loading & unloading ports, date of shipping and other shipment details will be available offline only. The thing is – what you will gain in leather export report of India released by Export Genius?


              ·         At what rates, India exports leather to other countries?

              ·         Who are the active leather goods exporters in India?

              ·         Which are the leather export partners of India?

              ·         Who are the top leather buyers in its trading countries?

              ·         Which are the biggest Indian states exporting leather products?


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