Leather Industry

Topics: Sialkot, Leather, Sialkot District Pages: 43 (10884 words) Published: March 19, 2013
DIAGNOSTIC STUDY
LEATHER GOODS CLUSTER SIALKOT – PAKISTAN Conducted By
Mr. S. M. Ather Raza Zaidi – CDA PSIC Sialkot

Supervised By
Mr. Aftab Ahmad Ashraf – Project Manager, CDP PSIC

June 2006
Developed under Joint UNIDO, SMEDA & PSIC Cluster Development Programme Pakistan

Partner Agencies

Focal Point UNIDO:
Mr. Anjum Fayyaz – NPC UNIDO Mr. Sarwar O. H. Hobohm - Team Leader CDP UNIDO Vienna

All rights reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted, in any forms or by any means, without prior written permission from SMEDA, PSIC & UNIDO

Table of Contents

Objective of Study_______________________________________________4 1. Description of Cluster 6 1.1.1 Definition of Product 6 1.1.2 Geographical Location 6 1.1.3 Cluster History 6 1.1.4 Analysis of business operations of Principle firms 7 1.1.4.1 Preparation of Raw Material __________________________________________ 7 1.1.4.2 Production Operations 7 1.1.4.3 Quality Assurance 9 1.1.4.4 Sales/Marketing 9 1.1.5 Leather Goods Industry Overview _______________________________ ______10 1.1.5.1International ___________________________________________________________10 1.1.5.2.National ______________________________________________________________ 11 1.1.5.3.Sialkot Leather Industry __________________________________________________12 1.2. Core Cluster Actors. _____________________________________________________ 14 1.2.1.Manufactures ____________________________________________________________14 1.2.2 Makers _________________________________________________________________14 1.3. Other Cluster Actors.______________________________________________________ 14 1.3.1.Raw material Suppliers ____________________________________________________14 1.3.2.Machinery Suppliers ______________________________________________________14 1.3.3.Freight Service Providers __________________________________________________14 1.3.4 Vendors/Suppliers of Raw Material __________________________________________14 1.3.5. Private BDS Providers ____________________________________________________14 1.3.6. Financing ______________________________________________________________ 15 1.3.7. Human Resources 15 1.4. Associations _____________________________________________________________15 1.4.1.Pakistan Leather Garments Manufactures & Exporters Association__________________15 1.4.2.Pakistan Gloves Manufactures & Exporters Association __________________________15 1.4.3. Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry __________________________________16 1.5. Current Institutional Linkage ________________________________________________16 1.5.1.1. Punjab Small Industries Corporation _______________________________________ 16 1.5.1.2. Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority. _______________________ 17 1.5.1.3.Export Promotion Bureau ________________________________________________ 13 1.5.1.4.Leather Products Development Institute. Sialkot. _____________________________ 18

1.5.1.5.Government Apprentices Training Centre (ATC) 18 1.5.1.6.Vocational Training Institute(TEVTA) 18 1.5.1.7 Banks 19 1.5.2 Transaction cost Analysis Matrix. ___________________________________________19 2. Cluster Map (Current) 20 3. Value Chain 21 4. SWOT Analysis of Cluster __________________________________________________23 4.1 Strengths 23 4.2 Weaknesses 23 4.3 Opportunities 24 4.4 Threats 24 5. Major Problems & issues of the cluster 25 5.1. Technology Constraint. 25 5.2 Marketing constraint 25 5.3 Human Resources constraint 25 5.4 Regulatory constraint ____________________________________________________25 5.5. Financial constraint _______________________________________________________20 6. Porter Framework (Leather Goods Cluster Sialkot 26 7. Cluster Vision, Targets & Activities 28 8. Strategy 29 9. Cluster Map (Future) 31 10. Tentative Action Plans/ Implementation 32 ANNEXURES: Annex A Stake Holders of Leather Goods Cluster, Sialkot 33 Annex B Questionnaire To Evaluate Current...
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