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Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

Vietnamese brands aiming to conquer the local market

May 2, 2017 / Vietnam
Although the number of local brands is still very low companies are looking to conquer the potential of a 92 million people market

Cambodia's garment and footwear exports up by 7%

Apr 24, 2017 / Cambodia
According to the General Department of Customs and Excise in Cambodia the garment and footwear industry has registered a 7% growth in exports last year

APLF visitors and participants benefit from a wide range of services

Apr 19, 2017 / Hong Kong
The latest edition of the APLF Leather & Materials+ and Fashion Access took place from the 29th of March to the 31st of March at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

New campaign for the Portuguese leather goods

Apr 18, 2017 / Portugal
Quality and good taste. Tradition and know-how. These are the foundations of the new Portuguese Leather Goods campaign promoted by APICCAPS, with the support of the Compete 2020 Program

Footwear exports slowdown in Brazil

Apr 17, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the country’s footwear exports slowed down in the first three months of the year. From January to March, 31 million pairs were sold abroad, generating 259 million US dollars

Signs of optimism from APLF Leather & Materials+ and Fashion Access

Apr 12, 2017 / Hong Kong
A reference for the leather sector and usually seen as a barometer for the global performance of this industry, the APLF Leather and Materials+ trade fair closed with a sense of moderate optimism about the future

Indonesian footwear exports expected to grow up to 10%

Apr 7, 2017 / Indonesia
At least that is the belief of APRISINDO, the Indonesian Footwear Association, which is forecasting footwear exports growth to be in the region of 5% to 10% in 2017

Leather goods industry in India worried with raw materials supply

Apr 4, 2017 / India
Action has been taken to close illegal slaughterhouses. The leather goods industry is worried that a “blanket ban” could hit supplies and raise prices

Leather industry in Pakistan must focus on technology

Mar 31, 2017 / Pakistan
This was defended by the Leather Working Group during a seminar dedicated to the industry in Pakistan

Seventh consecutive year of growth for Portuguese footwear exports

Mar 21, 2017 / Portugal
Sales to foreign markets have grown again in 2016 and reached another historical maximum. Portugal now exports more than 95% of its footwear production to more than 150 countries

Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%

Mar 13, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) in February, footwear exports totaled 9.16 million pairs, generating 81.54 million US dollars, down by 6.8% in volume, but growing by 5% in value

theMicam closes with increasing number of visitors

Mar 10, 2017 / Italy
The 83rd edition of the international footwear exhibition closed with a total of 44.610 visitors (an increase of 5%)

Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations

Mar 8, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector

Kenya to launch a strategy to revamp the leather sector

Mar 7, 2017 / Kenya
Confirmation comes from the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperation, Mr. Adan Mohamed
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