World Footwear


Good semester for footwear in Bangladesh

Jan 11, 2018 / Bangladesh
The first semester closed with a positive performance by the footwear industry (growing from similar period last year and above their strategic target). Different performance registered by the leather and leather products industries

Good performance for leather footwear in Bangladesh

Oct 17, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the local Leathergoods and Footwear Association, the leather industry as a whole closed the first quarter achieving 99% of the exports target for the period. Leather footwear surpassed its target

Exports in Bangladesh cross historic milestone

Jul 11, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the local association, in the current fiscal year 2016-17 (July-June), exports earnings from the leather goods and footwear sector reached 1 billion US dollars

Bangladesh’s new policy to boost exports

Jun 19, 2017 / Innovation
The local authorities seem to be focusing on new policies to reinforce the leather goods and footwear manufacturers capacity and in that way boost exports

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

Leather, leather goods and footwear as Product of the Year in Bangladesh

Mar 6, 2017 / Bangladesh
The nomination was announced by the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The authorities have set an ambitious aim for the Leather industry’s exports earnings

Bangladesh sets target of 5 billion US dollars for its leather industry exports

Nov 4, 2016 / Bangladesh
The new target is being set for 2021. The Ministry of Commerce reaffirmed this aim during the inaugural ceremony of the Leathertech Bangladesh 2016

Positive start for Bangladesh's leather footwear exports in the new financial year

Sep 12, 2016 / Bangladesh
According to data released by the local leathergoods and footwear association, in the period July – August sales abroad of leather products have represented 110.7% of the target established for the period

Products within Bangladesh’s leather sector with different dynamics

Jul 1, 2016 / Bangladesh
Sales abroad of leather products between July 15 – March 16 have represented 1.5 times the target established for the period. Leather and leather footwear with opposite performances

Bangladesh leather industry focus on training

May 11, 2016 / Bangladesh
The Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) is being implemented for the leather sector. With this new deal the local entities are expecting to boost productivity

Leather exports slowdown in Bangladesh

Jan 8, 2016 / Bangladesh
According to data released by the Export Promotion Bureau in Bangladesh, sales abroad of leather products in the period July - December have represented 97.7% of the target established for the period

Leather footwear exports with good progress in Bangladesh

Jun 8, 2015 / Bangladesh
According to the local association LFMEAB, sales abroad of leather footwear in the period July 2014-March 2015 have represented 109% of the target established for the period

Bangladesh increases the value of its leather footwear exports

Oct 6, 2014 / Bangladesh
The country's leather industry exports for the first two months of the current financial year, July and August 2014, registered two digits growth

Bangladesh’s leather sector registers record exports

Jul 22, 2014 / Bangladesh
Official statistics released in Bangladesh show the industry’s exports with a growth rate of 29% in the last 12 months’ period, reaching 747 million US dollars

Bata’s innovative retail program

Feb 27, 2014 / Bangladesh
Bata, the global footwear company founded in 1894, has an innovative retail program targeting low-income regions. The Aparajita’s program, allowing easier access to areas with poor infrastructures, it’s a key brand awareness tool for the company.
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