Cow slaughter ban: Leather exporters importing cow hides to meet shortfall in supply


Cow slaughter ban: Leather exporters importing cow hides to meet shortfall in supply
  1. Cow slaughter ban: Leather exporters importing cow hides to meet shortfall in supply
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Kolkata, Apr 21: Big leather exporters of the country are importing cow hides to meet the shortfall in domestic supplies caused by problems in transportation of the material from one location to another. After the ban on cow slaughter was effected in some states, the leather industry had been adversely affected due to shortage in supplies of hides needed for exports.

“Getting adequate domestic supplies of good quality hide is a problem. Now big exporters are importing cow hides from Africa, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia,” regional chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE) of East, Ramesh Juneja said.

He said buffalo hides are available in UP and Punjab, as there is no ban on slaughter of the animal, but transportation of hides are a major hurdle as some outfits are creating problems during transit.

“Even old cows or hides of those animals which died of natural causes are also not allowed to be transported from one location to another,” Juneja told PTI. Cow slaughter is officially allowed in West Bengal and Kerala, but of only those animals which have become old, are unable to give milk and are certified by a veterinary doctor, he said.

Juneja said importing of cow h…

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