Russia made a project to zero duties on leather chemicals

Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is considering Russia's proposal on the zero rates of import customs duties of the goods for the leather and footwear industry. These measures are prompted a period of 2 years for certain types of chemical products used as raw materials in the leather, leather goods and footwear industry. Analysts agree that this measure will have a positive impact on the state of the leather market, both for consumers (extension of the product range, lower prices), and manufacturers (overcome raw materials shortage in light industry). A significant part of the chemicals used in leather industry, is not produced in Russia.