Led by Mukhtarul Amin, chairman of India's Council for Leather Exports, a delegation of 15 Indian footwear and leathergoods manufacturers visited the Mexican state of Guanajuato a few weeks ago to meet with 36 potential buyers. According to Amin, Mexico is a new export market for Indian leathergoods and shoes. He hopes to increase India's share of this market from 0.85 to 3 percent.