World Footwear


Brazilian exports on the red

Dec 14, 2016 / Brazil
According to data analysed by Brazilian footwear exports in the first semester were down by 2.7% in terms of value, but registered a 3.3% increase in terms of volume, compared to the same period in 2015

Special exhibition celebrates 17 years of the National Footwear Museum

Nov 17, 2016 / Brazil
The show aims to honor two great names in the history of footwear in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil

Unpredictable close of the year for Brazilian exports

Nov 15, 2016 / Brazil
In October Brazilian exports increased both in terms of volume and vale, but currency instability continues to impact the Brazilian trade flows

Program Footwear Components by Brasil with 34% exports growth

Nov 8, 2016 / Brazil
The joint initiative by Assintecal and Apex-Brazil, aimed at strengthening the sector’s exports, has closed the first nine months of the year with dynamic growth

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

Brazilian Code shows the best of the local footwear industry

Oct 18, 2016 / Brazil
Brazil-made media group Grupo Sinos launched a new online magazine dedicated to the local footwear industry

Currency instability impacts Brazilian footwear trade

Oct 17, 2016 / Brazil
Currency instability has resulted in a negative performance of footwear exports in the first half of the year. Imports value showed first signs of growth in September

Brazilian exports of footwear components with 40% increase

Sep 27, 2016 / Brazil
According to Assintecal, the Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear and Manufactured Goods, sales abroad increased in the month of August contributing to the overall increase in the current financial year

Brazilian footwear exports show signs of recovery

Sep 15, 2016 / Brazil
Local footwear companies exported roughly 10 million pairs of shoes in August, increasing by 10.6% compared to similar month in 2015, based on figures released by Abicalçados

Brazil launches Future Footwear

Sep 6, 2016 / Brazil
The main entities of the Brazilian leather-footwear chain launched a new program aimed at the creation of new business models, new products and new production processes

Brazilian leather exports continue upward trajectory

Jul 6, 2016 / Brazil
The analysis was carried out by the Department of Commercial Intelligence at CICB (Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry) following a report from the Department of Foreign Trade from the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC)

Brazilian exports on the red

Jun 28, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by Abicalçados, footwear exports were down by 4.7% in value terms in the first five months of 2016, compared to similar period last year. In May, exports decline both in quantity and value

Francal opens with Fashion industry conference

Jun 27, 2016 / Brazil
This year the Brazilian trade fair has chosen a different format to welcome the industry to the event and has organised a panel to discuss the current state of the art in the fashion industry

Grendene with 2 digits decline in revenue

Jun 13, 2016 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company closed the first quarter of 2016 with declining net revenue (-10.5%). Despite that, net profit for the period managed to consolidate the position from similar period in 2015 (+4.2%)

Brazilian leather exports increase

May 19, 2016 / Brazil
According to the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry 15.946 million square meters of leather were exported in April, resulting in growth of 2.3%, in comparison to hides traded in April 2015
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