Factory workers applying dyes to crocodile skins at a crocodile leather tannery in Singapore. The tannery supplies tanned crocodile leather for top international luxury brands, including Italian labels such as Prada, for the manufacture of watch straps, handbags, shoes, clothing and belts. Photo: Reuters

Singapore tanneries: Africa’s largest market for reptile skins in Asia

Singapore snapped up 60 per cent of the skins exported to Asia over a nine-year period

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Factory workers applying dyes to crocodile skins at a crocodile leather tannery in Singapore. The tannery supplies tanned crocodile leather for top international luxury brands, including Italian labels such as Prada, for the manufacture of watch straps, handbags, shoes, clothing and belts. Photo: Reuters
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