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Prices soften in United Kingdom

Published: 09 Aug, 2017

Much of the little business seen these days in the UK, reportedly comes from those upholstery tanners whose production is linked to UK hides for quality reasons. Tanners who produce footwear leather are reported to have all but switched to U.S. hides which are more competitively priced. In the meantime, a 5 pence/kg reduction was noted in ox hides, as conditions continue to ease at the abattoir gate and reductions seem inevitable in order to keep the stock moving.

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