World Footwear


Footwear imports are on the high in Indonesia

May 30, 2017 / Indonesia
According to the Indonesia Investments Agency players in the country are concerned with the sharp growth of footwear imports. The growth rate of footwear imports is outpacing the growth of exports

Indonesian footwear exports expected to grow up to 10%

Apr 7, 2017 / Indonesia
At least that is the belief of APRISINDO, the Indonesian Footwear Association, which is forecasting footwear exports growth to be in the region of 5% to 10% in 2017

Indonesia considers rising tax on leather exports

Nov 29, 2016 / Indonesia
Several local media reported that the government may increase excise taxes on exports of unprocessed and semi-finished leather to restrict sales abroad. A serious matter given the local shortage of such raw material

Footwear industry in Indonesia with potential to double exports

Nov 22, 2016 / Indonesia
Eddy Widjanarko, Chairman of the Indonesian Footwear Association (Aprisindo), said local footwear factories are currently only operating at a utilization rate of between 50-60%

Footwear could benefit from UNIDO’s new programme in Indonesia

May 30, 2016 / Indonesia
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) has announced a new country programme for Indonesia. It will run in the period 2016-2020

Tax cuts proposed for footwear and textile companies in Indonesia

Dec 14, 2015 / Indonesia
The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has proposed income tax cuts to support the labor-intensive footwear and textile industries

New footwear factory in Indonesia will manufacture for Nike

May 1, 2015 / Indonesia
According to local news agencies the investment reached 60 million US dollars

Aprisindo alerts to the dangers of a weak rupiah

Mar 23, 2015 / Indonesia
Although the Indonesian authorities have been praising the weakening currency as an opportunity to boost exports, this feeling is not shared by the local footwear industry and their association

Quiksilver opens new generation store

Nov 28, 2014 / Indonesia
The establishment recently opened in Jakarta results from a partnership between Indonesia and retail partner PT Gagan, and is located in Mall Kota Kasablanka, in the city’s south

Shoemakers in Indonesia to get ready for the ASEAN Economic Community

Aug 19, 2014 / Indonesia
With the regional economic integration starting officially next year, Indonesian authorities voice their concerns about the impact in the local industry
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