|Employees' organisations||Employers' organisations|
|industriAll European Trade Union||Confederation of National Associations of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community|
In the EU, more than 115.000 people are employed in the tanning and leather sector.
Production has moved towards higher-quality output and higher-fashion products, with increased focus on and investment in environmental aspects, quality and design.
Major challenges include access to raw materials, difficult market access due to export bans and trade barriers, and counterfeiting.
The Committee is currently focusing on:
Check the library entries for this sectoral social dialogue committee.
See also "European sectoral social dialogue – recent developments" (2010 brochure).