World Footwear


Fast paced growing imports threatening the Argentinian industry

Feb 28, 2017 / Argentina
The growth of 62% in footwear imports so far this year combined with the fall in domestic consumption and the rise in production costs had a strong impact on the sector

New regulations for textiles and footwear in Argentina

Feb 16, 2017 / Argentina
The Bureau of Trade of Argentina published a resolution requiring the presentation of a Product Composition Sworn Declaration (DJCP) to the Bureau of Trade of the Ministry of Production by manufacturers and importers of textile and footwear

Brazilian footwear industry worried with protectionism in the region

Oct 26, 2016 / Brazil
Representatives from the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) have met with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Services to discuss some of the concerns regarding trade with some neighbor countries

Consumption of footwear continues to slowdown in Argentina

Jul 14, 2016 / Argentina
According to a report revealed by consulting firm Economic Research Sector apparent consumption of footwear registered a decline of 1.6% between January and May

Argentina: Production down and imports up worry local industry

May 4, 2016 / Argentina
The head of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry in Cordoba, Miguel Hames, has announced that production levels in local factories are roughly 40% below the levels registered by this time last year

Brazilian footwear exports recover ground but are still below expectations

Apr 15, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by Abicalçados, footwear exports were down by 6.1% in the first quarter of 2016, compared to similar period last year. Notwithstanding, in March a recovery was registered

Slowdown in Argentina's demand

Apr 11, 2016 / Argentina
Estimates seem to indicate that domestic demand fell by 20% in the first quarter of 2016, while imports increased by 4%

Argentinians buy an average of 3.45 pairs of shoes per year

Jan 29, 2016 / Argentina
According to numbers published by the SME Chamber in Argentina (Cámara Argentina de la Mediana Empresa), the country’s apparent consumption reached 145 million pairs in 2015

Argentina’s footwear consumption on high

Oct 29, 2015 / Argentina
Consumption has increased in Argentina, consultancy firm IES has announced. Forecasts indicate apparent consumption will close the year on the rise

Argentina’s measures to promote the leather and footwear sectors

Jul 10, 2015 / Argentina
After Ahora 12, aimed at promoting consumption and domestic production in an array of sectors, the government is planning to issue price-control mechanisms on leather, footwear and leather goods

Argentina footwear industry new focus on Russia

Jan 23, 2015 / Argentina
High-level footwear exports to Russia could represent an opportunity for the Argentinian industry, according to Mr Horacio Moschetto, CIC’ Secretary (Chamber of the Footwear Industry)

Buenos Aires shoe store is a true adidas museum

Nov 10, 2014 / Argentina
A friend of Gary Aspden from adidas, made a trip to Buenos Aires and found a store full of adidas products. That wouldn't be worth being on the news if it wasn't for the fact that the products inside the store were mainly vintage products from the famous sports brand
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