History of Leather:
The primitive man, even more than 7000 years ago, made and used leather goods.He dried fresh skins in the sun, softened them by pounding in animal fats andbrains, and preserved them by salting and smoking. Of course, the products werecrude, made for protection than as fashion.The Egyptians and Hebrews developed around 400 BC, the process of vegetabletanning that involved simple drying and curing techniquesUnder the Arabs during the middle Ages, the art of leather making became quitesophisticated. Morocco and cordovan leathers were in great demand.The ancient puppet theatre in the southern India used primarily leather dolls. Thetradition continues even today.
Product definition as per ITC HS code:
ITC HS code for products with outer surface of leather, of composition leather orof patent leather is
42 stand for Chapter 42:Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)4202 stand for Trunks, suit-cases, vanity-cases, executive-cases, brief-cases,school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrumentcases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travelling-bags, insulated food orbeverages bags.
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