World Footwear

Brazil

Brazilian components sector optimistic

May 10, 2016 / Brazil
Assintecal, the association representing the sector, has announced 6% growth in exports in the first quarter of the year

Brazilian Footwear identifies targets for next two years

Apr 28, 2016 / Brazil
This incentive program aimed at footwear exports and developed by Abicalçados and Apex-Brazil is renewed every two years since its implementation in 2000

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

Exports of hides and skins with slight recovery in Brazil

Mar 9, 2016 / Brazil
The Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB) has announced the figures for international trade during the month of February. After closing the year with declining exports, the industry shows some recovery signs

Grendene with net profit increase despite decline in sales

Mar 7, 2016 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company closed 2015 with declining net sales (-1.4%). Despite that, net profit for the period presented a two digits growth rate (+22.1%)

Anti-dumping duty extended in Brazil

Mar 2, 2016 / Brazil
As communicated by the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), from the 2nd of March onwards the surcharge applied to footwear imported from China will be 10.22 US dollars per pair

Footwear exports recover in Brazil

Feb 15, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, footwear exports registered an increase of 60% in December in comparison with the previous month. This recovery resulted in a minor reduction of the global figures for the 2015 external trade figures

Brazilian footwear exports grew in November

Jan 12, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, footwear exports registered an increase of 4.7% in November in comparison with the previous month. From January to November, sales abroad declined by 11.3% compared to similar period last year

44% stake in Alpargatas sold for over 720 million US dollars

Nov 26, 2015 / Brazil
Camargo Corrêa S.A. confirmed the business is going ahead. J&F Investimentos SA is taking over control of the Havaianas flip-flops maker. The deal involves 2.7 billion reais (roughly 720 million US dollars)

Brazilian footwear exports back to the declining trend

Nov 24, 2015 / Brazil
After the recovery in the month of September, footwear shipments fell again in October. The tenth month of 2015 totaled 71.3 million US dollars’ worth of exports, down by 16.1% from similar period in 2014

Brazil increases destinations for its leather-footwear sector

Nov 4, 2015 / Brazil
Assintecal, the Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear and Manufactured Goods, confirmed Brazilian leather-footwear now reaches 152 countries

Grendene with two digits profit growth

Oct 30, 2015 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company closed the third quarter consolidating its net revenue (+2.3%). Net profit for the period with two digits growth rate

Brazilian footwear sales to UAE continue to grow

Oct 21, 2015 / Brazil
From January to September, shoe sales from Brazil to the United Arab Emirates went up by 17.5%. In the same period, Brazilian footwear exports dropped by 12%

Increase in Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 19, 2015 / Brazil
The inversion of the trend of the last few months is been seen as the beginning of a long-awaited recovery, however, exports in September were still 9.3% lower than what was registered in similar period in 2014

Brazil analyses extension of anti-dumping duty

Oct 5, 2015 / Brazil
The duty applied to footwear imported from China is currently at 13.85 US dollars. The extension of the anti-dumping duty is under investigation
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