World Footwear

International Trade

Brazilian leather exports increase

May 19, 2016 / Brazil
According to the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry 15.946 million square meters of leather were exported in April, resulting in growth of 2.3%, in comparison to hides traded in April 2015

Pakistan’s footwear exports down by almost 20%

May 17, 2016 / Pakistan
In the first eight months of the current financial year, Pakistan registered sales abroad of 8.14 million pairs of shoes. Value of exports, totaling 71.87 million US dollars, was down by 19.80%

Duong Le from LEFASO live on World Footwear

May 16, 2016 / Vietnam
Aiming to get an updated view of the state of the footwear industry in Vietnam we spoke to the sector's association

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

Tata International to reinforce presence in North America

Feb 3, 2016 / North America
One of the key manufacturers and exporters of leather footwear has decided to reduce its dependence on Europeans countries and focus on markets in North America and in the Southern hemisphere

Growth of footwear exports to continue in Vietnam

Feb 1, 2016 / Vietnam
According to several agency news in the Asian country, the local Government and the Industry’s association have confirmed robust development of the exports of footwear and related items in 2015

New Zealand’s view of the TPP

Jan 4, 2016 / New Zealand
Back in October the US and 11 Pacific countries have reached an agreement regarding the region’s largest trade deal in its history, the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

EU and Vietnam finalise trade deal

Dec 15, 2015 / European Union
Talks for a free trade agreement (FTA), marking the end of the negotiating process between the two regions, were concluded now

Russia bans exports of semi-finished leather

Dec 4, 2015 / Russian Federation
The measure will be in place for the period running from the 30th of November to the 30th of May 2016

TPP is an exciting opportunity for the footwear industry in the US

Oct 22, 2015 / United States
The words are from Matt Priest, President of the FDRA, on a reflection about the recently announced Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement between the US and 11 Pacific countries
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