We are glad to announce the new launch of the Pan African Leather fair powered by APLF Hong Kong (Asia Pacific Leather Fair), under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Trade & Industry in Egypt and supported by Leather Export Council of Egypt, Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), Leather Apex and Cairo for Investment and Development.
PALF 2020 is a dedicated B2B trade show, exhibiting hides & skins, semi-finished /crust leather, finished leather, tanning & leather finishing machinery & parts, chemicals and materials for tanning, and machinery, tools & supplies for the footwear and leathergoods sectors. Local and International manufacturers and leather producers serving the entire leather supply chain will meet leather goods manufacturers, leather buyers and tanneries. The show to be positioned as the hub for African and Middle Eastern leather industry.
You will get the chance to network with suppliers and distributors to experience the latest service and product innovations.
Why Africa and The Middle East
Egypt Roubbiki City
Government lead investment in a totally new and modern leather facility 200 tanneries and hundreds of finished product manufacturers in one place
Inclusive of all value chain components, from raw hide to finished products
Maximization of by-products and waste recycling
Three phase programme of development; creation of tanneries, intermediate industries and finished leather products
Egypt is on target to become one of the world’s 10 leading economies by 2030 (Standard Chartered).
Egyptian tanned leather exports are valued around 1.7 billion EGP/year, while imports of tanned leather grew in 2018, indicative of higher demand and growth in the sector
Egypt new Robbiki city is one of the leading leather clusters in Africa and the Middle East, with a total annual production with average 222 million sq ft/annum, with a vision to be the most importantproduction facility in the region.
African leather sector is bursting with potential, but there is a wide gap between resources and production
The leather is a leading export for many African countries.
The Nigerian leather industry has been projected to generate over $1 billion by 2025