Indonesian footwear manufacturers urge the government to remove leather from the quarantine requirement in order to improve the competitiveness of the Indonesian footwear industry. Indonesia’s footwear industry imports about 70% of its leather consumption. While Indonesia exports most – if not all – of its domestically-made premium leather). Based on existing regulations, all leather products that are imported into Indonesia need to be quarantined (while Indonesian companies are only allowed to import leather from 65 countries).

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