The China Leather Industries Association (CLIA), which co-organizes the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE), will hold a national conference and international forum in Shanghai on Sept. 5, on the eve of the Sept. 6-8 China International Footwear Fair (CIFF). Representatives from state ministries, commissions and trade associations and various experts will discuss new markets and the nature of the industry after the present 5-year plan.