The leather industry in the first half of 2017 the overall smooth running of the economy, maintaining the momentum of steady progress. After more than 30 years of rapid development of reform and opening up, the leather industry faces various contradictions and problems, such as overcapacity, weak innovation ability and so on.
In the new normal leather industry, the following main features are presented in the economic operation:
1., the main economic indicators such as output of main products, main business income, profits and taxes, profits and so on showed a low and medium speed growth trend, reflecting that the leather industry has entered a period of adjustment after experiencing more than 10 years of rapid growth. According to the statistics of the National Bureau of statistics, the leather industry in the first half of the year has achieved 627 billion 737 million yuan of main business revenue, an increase of 6.47% over the previous year, a profit of 38 billion 452 million yuan, an increase of 4.06% compared with the same period last year, and a profit tax of 56 billion 575 million yuan, an increase of 5.39% over the same period last year. The output of light leather is 285 million 500 thousand and 300 square meters, an increase of 0.86% over the same period, and the output of leather clothing is 35 million and 100, an increase of 0.55% over the same period. The output of natural fur clothing is 2 million 233 thousand and 400, an increase of 4% compared with the same period last year. The output of leather shoes and boots is 21.34 million, which has increased 2.13% over the same period.
2. the pattern of exports far greater than imports has not changed, but the export growth has slowed down, and the fur and its products exports fell over the same period. According to customs statistics show that in the first half of the national leather industry exports totaled $42 billion 413 million, an increase of 3.97%; leather and leather products industry which exports totaled $15 billion 422 million, an increase of 9.73%; fur and products industry exports totaled $1 billion 102 million, an increase of -6.17%; footwear industry exports totaled $25 billion 889 million compared to the same period. Growth of 1.27%. The amount of imports was $4 billion 850 million, up 6.04% over the same period.
3. the profitability of the enterprises is weakened, and the business is in trouble. In the first half of the year, the number and the amount of deficit increased. According to the statistics of the National Bureau of statistics, the number of enterprises in the leather industry in the first half of the year was 1064, an increase of 110 over the same period last year, an increase of 23.01% over the same period last year. The deficit was 1 billion 776 million 468 thousand yuan, an increase of 13.78% over the same period last year.
4. the pressure of energy saving and emission reduction is increasing. In April 16th, the State Council imprinted the action plan for the prevention and control of water pollution, clearly controlling the emission of pollutants in a comprehensive way, and the special regulation of the ten major industries. The tannery industry, one of the top 10 pollution industries, must take new measures for water pollution prevention and control. Tannery enterprises will be subject to public supervision. In order to meet new emission standards, enterprises should adopt clean production technology. By the end of 2017, all the small tannery enterprises that have not reached the standard will be ordered to shut down.