publication . Article . 2013

POTENTIAL USE OF BUFFALO SKIN AS A RAW MATERIAL FOR LEATHER TANNING INDUSTRY IN INDONESIA

Said, Muhammad Irfan; Hifizah, Amriana;
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  • Published: 04 Nov 2013
  • Publisher: Fakultas Peternakan Universitas Hasanuddin
  • Country: Indonesia
Abstract
Leather industry and leather goods industry in Indonesia reached the peak in1986-1996. Export of leather products (shoes, gloves, and jackets) contributed U.S. $ 2.4 billion to the government. Export of leather and leather products ranks third on the non-oil exports, the level after the export of textiles and wood. Since the economic crisis in Indonesia in 1997, nearly all industry sectors were collapsed, including the leather and leather products industry (Untari et al., 2009). The fundamental problem that occurs in the development of the domestic leather industry was the problem of raw materials. The supply of raw material is influenced by various factors such...
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free text keywords: potential, buffalo leather, tanning industry, raw materials, export
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