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At least 64 items are needed to give a shoe its final shape. Most of these items were imported from China. This has totally stopped due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China.(FILE PHOTO.)

Coronavirus outbreak takes heavy toll on India’s leather export trade

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:29 PM IST
In order to process the raw hides and skins and remove the hair from them, a chemical named Sodium Sulphide is needed. At least 50% of this chemical was imported from China. But that has totally stopped.
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