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Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters’ Association

Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters’ Association

Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters' Association carries out its activities with strong support of the T.R. Ministry of Commerce and of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly.

Istanbul Leather and Leather Products Exporters’ Association (IDMIB), comprising more than 3000 member companies, is a leading entity representing leather and leather products’ exporters of Türkiye. Operating throughout the country, especially in İstanbul, IDMIB members deal with the production and export of various leather products such as leather garments, footwear, semi-finished and finished leather goods and all other kinds of leather products.

IDMIB represents the sector in the national and international platforms, provides dialogue mechanism with overseas industries and enhances cooperation between its members and foreign leather companies through various communication channels like periodical meetings, information sharing and introduction meetings. IDMIB aims to increase its activities and facilities for the purpose of directing and supporting its members in all target markets with new organizations and business activities. IDMIB wishes to establish long-term partnerships by constructing a bridge between Turkish leather and leather product exporters and worldwide co-workers.

IDMIB, a leader representative of the Turkish leather sector, provides more than 50% of the total leather and leather products export of Türkiye, which valued about 841 million US dollars in 2019. IDMIB forms the majority of the Turkish leather brands and exporters.

IDMIB represents the interests of its members and aims to encourage sustainable development of Turkish leather exports. In such perspective, IDMIB aims to protect the common interests of Turkish leather sector, both on national and international platforms and also at governmental level. Additionally, IDMIB provides national attendance to international exhibitions around the world representing its members in world's leading leather fair organizations and opening info stands and organizing workshops. IDMIB, arranging trade delegations for the target markets, cooperates overseas with similar organizations, chambers of profession, chambers of trade, trade representatives of embassies, fair organizers and public relation agencies, and organizes trade committees for potential and current markets to improve the efficiency of Turkish exporters in the market.

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