The Indian leather industry saw mixed results in the first half of the 2011-12 fiscal year, April through September. Overall, exports grew by 4.9 percent to $1.8 billion for the six months. Looking at individual sectors, gains were recorded for leather footwear, up by 5.5 percent to $682.7 million; leather garments, up by 8.3 percent to $199.1 million; and leathergoods, up by 11.1 percent to $413.3 million. However, other sectors saw declines. Finished leather fell by 0.2 percent to $361.4 million; footwear components dropped by 6.5 percent to $110.1 million; and non-leather footwear decreased by 16.2 percent to $5.7 million.