World Footwear


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

Footwear exports with 21.6% increase in Pakistan

Sep 29, 2014 / Pakistan
Data from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics reveals two digits growth in value for footwear exports in the last two months, despite decline in quantities sold abroad 

Footwear exports in Sri Lanka with impressive growth

Sep 23, 2014 / Sri Lanka
During 2013 the Asian country sold 1.1 million pairs valued at 21.7 million US dollars, increasing by 80.2% the value generated with footwear sales to other countries

The ability to attract foreign investment is key for the footwear industry in Nicaragua

Sep 22, 2014 / Nicaragua
Once considered the “rising star” of the world’s footwear production, the country still needs to be able to develop infrastructures and attract investment

Duncan Ingram, from the New Zealand Footwear Industry Association, live on World Footwear

Sep 15, 2014 / New Zealand
Following the announcement of the most recent numbers of the country's footwear international trade we spoke to the sector's association

Portuguese footwear exports up by 11%

Sep 15, 2014 / Portugal
Since the beginning of the year and until the end of July, Portuguese footwear exports reached 1 134 million euros, continuing with the two digits growth

Shoemakers in Quanzhou with a 10% rise in business orders

Sep 12, 2014 / China
According to the China Leather Industry Association (CLIA) during the first half of the year, many manufacturers in the Quanzhou area had an increase in their orders

Arab countries increase share in Brazilian footwear exports

Sep 8, 2014 / Brazil
According to the Brazil-Arab News Agency the region now accounts for nearly 5% in Brazilian foreign sales, growing from 3.9%

Portuguese footwear industry creates more than one thousand new jobs

Aug 25, 2014 / Portugal
According to APICCAPS’ Studies Office 420 new jobs have been created in 2013. This year over 600 new jobs will add to that number and the investment is due to continue

Ysmael López García, President of the CICEG, live on World Footwear

Aug 12, 2014 / Mexico
The interview focus on the main challenges of the Mexican industry and analyses the performance of the international trade relations of the American country in 2013

Footwear giants move orders to Vietnam

Aug 12, 2014 / Vietnam
According to the Vietnamese press, who quotes Lefaso, some of the world’s leading footwear makers are moving orders from factories in China to Vietnam

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
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