Portuguese exports leather and leather goods have increased by more than 200% since 2010. At the end of 2016, they amounted to as much as 178 million euros. Quality and good taste; tradition and know-how. These elements appear to be the main competitive foundation of the profound change that has taken place in the international perception of Portuguese fur and leather goods.
As a result of this new dynamic, Portuguese exports of fur and leather products continue to grow year after year. Exports of animal skin products are growing in virtually all the subsectors, particularly in the segment of "bags and handbags", which represents more than half of the sales.
Spain and France are the two main markets.