Structure of the production costs of the Italian leather tanning industry in Italy in 2018
Production costs of the leather tanning industry in Italy 2018
In 2018, approximately 50 percent of the production costs of the leather tanning industry were destined to the purchase of raw materials. Half of these raw materials (52 percent) came from within the EU, while the remaining 48 percent came from the rest of the world.

Leather tanning industry in Italy

The leather tanning industry in Italy is very successful and managed to survive and thrive through the years thanks to a successful mix of traditional craftmanship and technological innovation. In 2018, the industry boasted over 1.2 thousand companies, the vast majority of which was located in two regions: Tuscany and Veneto. Moreover, in the same year, these companies provided employment for approximately 18 thousand workers.

Production and exports

The Italian leather tanning industry’s production was rather stable during the last few years, reporting a value of approximately 5 billion euros. However, the production of this kind of product is in general most likely to be destined to be exported to countries which then use it to produce leather footwear, bags, suitcases and other accessories. In fact, approximately 75 percent of the production was exported in 2018, for a value of 3.6 billion euros.
Structure of the production costs of the Italian leather tanning industry in Italy in 2018
Share of production costs
Raw materials50.3%
Services23.2%
Labor13.4%
Chemical products12.6%
Other costs0.6%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Italy

Survey time period

2018

Production costs of the leather tanning industry in Italy 2018
In 2018, approximately 50 percent of the production costs of the leather tanning industry were destined to the purchase of raw materials. Half of these raw materials (52 percent) came from within the EU, while the remaining 48 percent came from the rest of the world.

Leather tanning industry in Italy

The leather tanning industry in Italy is very successful and managed to survive and thrive through the years thanks to a successful mix of traditional craftmanship and technological innovation. In 2018, the industry boasted over 1.2 thousand companies, the vast majority of which was located in two regions: Tuscany and Veneto. Moreover, in the same year, these companies provided employment for approximately 18 thousand workers.

Production and exports

The Italian leather tanning industry’s production was rather stable during the last few years, reporting a value of approximately 5 billion euros. However, the production of this kind of product is in general most likely to be destined to be exported to countries which then use it to produce leather footwear, bags, suitcases and other accessories. In fact, approximately 75 percent of the production was exported in 2018, for a value of 3.6 billion euros.
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