Vietnam
 
Portugal
 
Portugal
 
Italy
World Footwear
     Newsletter World Footwear www.facebook.com/worldfootwear www.linkedin.com/company/world-footwear
Latest News
 
Vietnam is not concerned with the US dropping the TPP
Feb 21, 2017 / Vietnam
 
Did you know that cork-based shoes are healthier and more comfortable?
Feb 20, 2017 / Portugal
 
Fourth quarter growth boosts Ferragamo
Feb 18, 2017 / Italy
 
Under Armour’s footwear revenue hits 1 billion US dollars
Feb 17, 2017 / United States
 
New regulations for textiles and footwear in Argentina
Feb 16, 2017 / Argentina
 
Steve Madden acquires Schwartz & Benjamin
Feb 16, 2017 / United States
 
Aéropostale to reopen 500 stores
Feb 15, 2017 / United States
 
Attendance at theMICAM up by 5%
Feb 15, 2017 / Italy
 
What do consumers look for in terms of comfort?
Feb 14, 2017 / CEC

Popular News
 
EU footwear imports on the rise
Oct 24, 2016
 
Japanese footwear imports up by 4%
Oct 20, 2016
 
Asia represents 87% of the world footwear production
Aug 29, 2016
 
International footwear trade declined in 2015
Sep 5, 2016
 
US footwear imports drop by 6%
Oct 21, 2016
 
China's global share records huge drop in 2016
Oct 25, 2016
 
China’s footwear exports down by 12% in the first semester
Oct 10, 2016
 
Brazilian Code shows the best of the local footwear industry
Oct 18, 2016
 
Deutelmoser explains GDS move to September
Sep 26, 2016
 
New online course on Sustainable Footwear Manufacturing is now available
Sep 27, 2016
 
Portuguese footwear exports continue to grow
Oct 24, 2016
 
Germany stands out as the main European footwear importer
Nov 9, 2016
 
Perks, the reinterpretation of footwear
Sep 9, 2016
 
Brazil launches Future Footwear
Sep 6, 2016
 
Arcopédico develops new groundbreaking study
Oct 11, 2016
 
FDRA claims duties on children's footwear have increased 191% since 2005
Aug 30, 2016
 
Positive start for Bangladesh's leather footwear exports in the new financial year
Sep 12, 2016

 
 
News /Trade

China's global share records huge drop in 2016

Oct 25, 2016 / China

The worldfootẃear.com analysed the 2016 footwear imports data from all top markets and estimates that China share on world exports has dropped to 65% from the 74% share registered in 2012

Based on information provided to the worldfootwear.com by the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA), China’s footwear exports were down by 12% in the first semester. The decrease in value terms was accompanied by a decline in volume of exports, but at a smaller extent (-5.7%). According to the same source, during the first six months of 2016, Chinese companies have exported a total of 4.74 billion pairs of shoes.

By analysing the top 20 destinations in value, the decline occurred across most of them. If this performance by Chinese exports continues in the second semester, and assuming no major disruption occurs in the international markets, the World Footwear estimates that China might risk to decrease its quota in the global footwear exports to 65% from the 69% share registered last year. By analyzing imports and exports in other important markets, such as the US, the EU and Japan, nothing seems to indicate that major shifts are occurring in these markets that might reverse the tendency showed by the Chinese exports in the first half of the year. As such, the World Footwear estimates that China might be on the verge of losing almost ten percentage points in the global share of footwear exports during the last 4 years.


The drop in Chinese footwear exports during the first semester of 2016 is unquestionable and occurs across most of the Chinese main destination markets, but there seems to be no statistical evidence of the shifting movement being concentrated in a single country. By the contrary, several markets seem to be taking over from China’s lost quota. For example, shipments to the US, the largest importer of footwear (according to estimates by the 2016 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook), have increased from all of their main suppliers during the first half of the year, and besides China, countries from Asia (4), Europe (3) and America (3) are in the rank of the US main suppliers.
 


Related News

EU footwear imports on the rise
Oct 24, 2016 / European Union

US footwear imports drop by 6%
Oct 21, 2016 / United States


Next related events

Mar 29, 2017 | Dongguan, China

DTC

Mar 29, 2017 | Dongguan, China

DFM

May 16, 2017 | Shanghai, China

Chinaplas

May 31, 2017 | Guangzhou, China

Shoes & Leather - Guangzhou

May 31, 2017 | Guangzhou , China

GLFF



Related Organizations

- China Leather Goods Commission

- Museum of Shoes for Bounded Feet

- Wenzhou Shoe & Leather Industry Association

- CLIA - China Leather Industry Association

 
 
World Footwear Events
Banner Subscribe Newsletter
Banner World Footwear 2016 Buy Here
Footwear Consumer 2030
Guidelines to subscribe World Footwear Public Calendar
Portuguese Shoes on WF 2016
GDS  February 2017
YKK
Turkish Footwear Industry
Next Events

Feb 21-Feb 23, 2017 | Las Vegas- United States

WSA@Magic

Feb 21-Feb 23, 2017 | Las Vegas- United States

MRket LV

Feb 21-Feb 23, 2017 | Milan- Italy

Lineapelle

Feb 21-Feb 23, 2017 | Milan- Italy

SIMAC - Tanning-Tech

Feb 21-Feb 23, 2017 | Las Vegas- United States

FN PLATFORM

Organizations
  Media Partners
  Hidenet 2
  ARS ARPEL
  Fotoshoe
  UNIT Publishing House
  Shoes report
  SchuhMarkt
AboutContactsFAQ´sDisclosureConfidentiality agreementSubscribe Newsletter
www.facebook.com/worldfootwear www.linkedin.com/company/world-footwear