World Footwear


World Footwear Yearbook: 2014 edition is now available

Jul 31, 2014 / World
The new edition of the World Footwear Yearbook was presented at the GDS trade fair

Portuguese footwear exports grow 11%

Jul 28, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first five months of the year, Portuguese footwear exports reached 711.9 million euros, as a result of a solid growth from similar period last year

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

European footwear exports up by 3% in the first quarter

Jul 22, 2014 / European Union
After growing almost 20% per year, between the period 2010 - 2013 (53.8%), European footwear exports going outside the EU, grew in value by only 3%, in the first quarter of 2014. In volume terms a similar growth was registered

Vietnamese footwear exports consolidate growth

Jul 14, 2014 / Vietnam
The General Department of Customs in Vietnam released the numbers for footwear exports in the first five months of the year and sales abroad registered an 21.2% increment compared to previous period last year, reaching 3 888.9 million US dollars

Brazilian footwear industry shows worrying signs

Jul 8, 2014 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados exports were down 3.6% in the first 5 months of the year, while imports boosted (6.8% increase in the same period)

European Union footwear market with solid growth

Jul 8, 2014 / European Union
During the first quarter of 2014 the European Union registered a 7% increase in both quantities and value of footwear imported, after a modest increase of 3% in 2013. Growth also characterized the exports in the overall performance of the Union (quantities up by 15% and value up by 8%)

Russia increases footwear imports

Jul 3, 2014 / Russian Federation
During 2013 the Russian Federation imported 334 million pairs of footwear valued at 4 277.8 million USD, with quantities stable (0.7% variation compared to 2012) and growth in value (up by 6.9%). Exports registered solid two digits growth

Ferragamo with continued growth

Jul 1, 2014 / Italy
The group’s revenue for the three month’s period ending 31st March was up by 6.0%. Group net profit for the first quarter reached 26 million euros, 6.9% up from similar period in 2013

Singapore with imports growing at 2 digits and with exports consolidation

Jun 30, 2014 / Singapore
79.6 million pairs of footwear valued at 670.0 million USD entered the country in 2013, with imports growing both in volume (6.9%) and value (13.6%). Exports consolidated during last year

Chinese footwear exports continue with upward trend

Jun 24, 2014 / China
China’s footwear exports in 2013 reached 10 577 million pairs valued at 48 145 million USD, growing 5.0% in volume and 8.5% in value from the previous year

United Kingdom with frozen footwear imports

Jun 23, 2014 / United Kingdom
In 2013, the British industry maintained the same levels of imports as registered in 2012. Exports grew at two digits

Portuguese leather goods with booming exports

Jun 16, 2014 / Portugal
During the last 4 months sales abroad increased significantly. Two digits growth was registered across all regions

Portuguese footwear exports with two digits growth

May 30, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS, during the first quarter of the year Portuguese footwear exports reached 484.4 million euros, increasing 10.8% from similar period last year

South Africa footwear imports with slight growth

May 19, 2014 / South Africa
In 2013 South Africa footwear imports reached 211.1 million pairs valued at 948.8 million USD, growing 4.2% and 1.1% from 2012, respectively. Exports stabilized at 2012 levels
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