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International Leather Fair "LineaPelle" (Milan, September 9—11, 2015)
19 October 2015

JSC "Volga Tannery" participated in one of the biggest international leather fairs LineaPelle in Milan. This year, at the initiative of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade under the auspices of "Russian Leather and Shoe Union" a collective stand of Russian natural leather manufacturers was presented. Ten largest Russian companies of the sector participated in the fair. Volga Tannery is the leader of the leather industry: every fourth skin in the Russian Federation is produced by the tannery. In comparison to the similar period of 2014, plant performance figures have grown by 70%. Besides, 90% of products are sold overseas to numerous shoe factories, leather goods and garment manufacturers from Spain, Italy, Portugal, China, Bangladesh, India and other countries. At the fair, Volga Tannery presented its Collection 2016. The main theme of the new collection is chrome-free leather articles. These products are nature friendly at all stages – from the production process to the final use. The segment is growing popular in the markets of North America, Europe and Asia, children shoe manufacturers are especially interested in it. It is worth noting that the tanning industry was supported by the delegation of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade:

E.V. Ryzhov Deputy director of Department for development of Internal trade, light industry and consumer market;

I.A. Ivanova. Head of Light industry office of Department for development of Internal trade, light industry and consumer market;

S. Romanova. Consultant of Department for development of internal trade, light industry and consumer market.

One of the conferences held at the fair was dedicated to the analyses of the current situation in the industry, to the discussion of the vision and prospects for the further development and the steps for interaction with government agencies and services to develop instruments to support Russian manufacturers, improve investment climate (special investment contracts, lower interest rates), measures to limit export of raw materials and semi-finished products with low degree of processing.