Huge global demand for high-end leather goods has seen leading luxury brands set up partnerships with leather suppliers or acquire tanneries to ease problems of sourcing top-quality leather. Photo: Jing Daily/Shutterstock

Is Chinese demand for luxury leather goods the source of global shortages in quality hides?

High-end fashion brands buy tanneries to safeguard supplies as worldwide market in leather accessories continues to surge – hitting US$46 billion in 2015

Topic |   Luxury in China

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Huge global demand for high-end leather goods has seen leading luxury brands set up partnerships with leather suppliers or acquire tanneries to ease problems of sourcing top-quality leather. Photo: Jing Daily/Shutterstock
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