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Quantity of footwear sold expected to increase

Premium ContentJul 4, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

Bangladeshi leather exports surpass strategic target set for the year

Jun 29, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year

Employment level to increase in the footwear industry

Premium ContentJun 27, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

Spain Retail: sales increase in the first quarter despite tricky macro-environment

Premium ContentJun 22, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Following an abrupt drop in consumers’ confidence in March due to the war in Ukraine, on top of an alarming inflationary climate, Spanish consumers appear to regard the current situation as temporary. In fact, retail sales of clothes and accessories have increased by 19.1% in the entire first quarter of 2022, despite less generous discounts thanks to this year’s cost inflation. Margin protection is certainly at the top of retailers’ agenda now. Meanwhile, the online and physical retail are somehow at a truce

Strong expectations for the health of footwear businesses

Premium ContentJun 20, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts

UK Retail: retail prospects for the next months lean to the downside

Premium ContentJun 8, 2022 / United Kingdom
In the first quarter of 2022, TCF (Textile, Clothing & Footwear) Retail Sales Index returned to pre-pandemic levels, showing that it is no longer sensitive to COVID-19. However, its positive behaviour is somewhat puzzling: consumer pessimism continues to plunge, most likely due to the rising inflation, which hit a record 7% in March, placing pressure on manufacturers’ costs. In addition, it is yet early to quantify the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on European retail markets

Average growth of footwear consumption to reach 5.9%

Premium ContentJun 6, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the evolution of footwear consumption in 2022

Pakistan: strong ten months for footwear exports

Jun 2, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first ten months of the current fiscal year, footwear exports grew by 21.16% in value, totalling 130.1 million US dollars. Leather footwear exports represent roughly 79% of the total

Mexico reduces footwear imports from Europe

May 30, 2022 / Mexico
According to the Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato (CICEG), footwear imports from two major European manufacturing countries, Spain and Italy, dropped in 2021

Bangladesh: leather exports grow across all segments

May 26, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to April 2022, leather exports generated 1.01 billion US dollars, reflecting growth of 33% year-over-year. Leather footwear exports represent about 60% of the total revenue

Footwear in Russia – a country snapshot

Premium ContentMay 23, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Today, we bring you a new country snapshot, this time focusing on Russia. With a geographical area of 17 million km2, Russia is the largest country in the world and hosts 144.3 million people (2020). It is the fifth-largest economy in Europe, being one of the world’s leading producers of oil and natural gas, and a top exporter of metals such as steel and aluminum

Portuguese footwear exports grow by 25%

May 20, 2022 / Portugal
In the first quarter of 2022, Portugal exported 21 million pairs of shoes, worth 493 million euros. Footwear exports increased especially in extra-community markets

Indian leather exports increase by 33%

May 19, 2022 / India
Revenue from leather and leather products exports in the first eleven months of the year grew by 33.07% over the same period last year. Leather footwear exports contributed the most

France: footwear exports on the rise

May 13, 2022 / France
International trade data released by the French National Leather Council (Conseil National du Cuir or CNC) shows that footwear exports continued to grow at a faster rate than imports in 2021

India and Australia sign bilateral Free Trade Agreement

May 11, 2022 / India
The Free Trade Agreement, which commits significantly to tariff reductions, will enable India to double merchandise trade to 50 billion US dollars in five years from about 27 US dollars currently
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