By  on March 17, 2014

MILAN — Confronting weak domestic consumption and rising raw-material prices, Italian makers of high-end leather bags and accessories at this month’s four-day Mipel trade show continued to weather deep market change.

Bolstered by growing worldwide demand for luxury Italian bags and accessories, total 2013 turnover for non-shoe leather goods posted a 6.9 percent rise over 2012 to 5.6 billion euros, or $7.8 billion, according to a preliminary estimate by Italian leather goods association AIMPES.

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