“The 4th edition of the exposition styled “LEATHERTECH Bangladesh- 2016” is being jointly organised by ASK Trade and Exhibitions Pvt Ltd. The fair will remain open from 11:00am to 7:00pm every day for all,” said the organisers at a press conference held in the city yesterday.”
Some 250 exhibitors from Bangladesh, China, India, Turkey, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Italy, Singapore, Japan, Germany, UK, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea will showcase machinery for tanning leather, manufacturing footwear and leather goods along with components, dyes and chemicals, accessories and allied products. India and China will have two large pavilions at the event.
Addressing the press conference, Director of ASK Trade and Exhibitions Pvt Ltd Nanda Gopal K said: “The leather industry, which is eyeing US$5 billion export in next few years, is set to be the next to RMG sector. Although it’s an ambitious target by all parameters, it is very much possible to achieve the target. It reflects an opportunity as well as the challenges too.’’
Leather goods and Footwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) is providing lead supporter to the exhibition, while the strategic partners of the event are Centre of Excellence for Leather Skill Bangladesh Ltd (COEL).