World Footwear

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Vietnam secures the 2nd position amongst leather footwear exporters

Premium ContentSep 12, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2022, the Asian country exported 387 million pairs of leather shoes, with a total value of 9.6 billion US dollars, overtaking Italy in the second position

Asia recorded the highest increase in footwear imports in 2022

Premium ContentSep 5, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
Footwear imports by the Asian continent increased by 23.9% last year, raising its share of the global total to 26.7%. Asia is now the second most import destination for footwear

Stella Holdings' profitability improved in the first semester

Aug 30, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based manufacturer reported that has seen an improvement in profitability during the first half of 2023 driven by strong customer demand for luxury, fashion and sports products

Is footwear re-shoring a myth?

Premium ContentAug 29, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
With the geographical distribution of footwear production remaining relatively unchanged over the past decade, is re-shoring a myth or can we find its evidence in the numbers?

Yue Yuen posts revenue and profits decline

Aug 28, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based footwear group announced that this year's first half revenue declined by 11.8% year-over-year, while the profit attributable to its owners fell by 52.2% year-over-year

Footwear production bounces back to pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Premium ContentAug 22, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, shares information about the great trends in the industry such as the fact that in 2022 global footwear production reached the 23.9 billion pairs threshold

Average worldwide export price reaches a new record in 2022

Premium ContentAug 15, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Read all about it today

2022: exports of footwear on the rise

Premium ContentAug 8, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association, presents a detailed analysis of the footwear exports' movements in 2022. Get access to all the relevant information today

French footwear manufacturing turnover grows in 2022

Aug 4, 2023 / France
According to the Conseil National du Cuir (CNU), the French footwear industry's turnover rose by 10% last year to 651 million euros, up from 590 million euros in 2021

Yue Yuen issues profit warning

Aug 3, 2023 / Hong Kong
The group has informed its shareholders and potential investors that it expects a first half profit decline between 50% to 55% from the 175 million US dollars recorded in the same period of 2022

Asia accounts for more than half of global footwear consumption

Premium ContentAug 1, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear Yearbook 2023, just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Read more about it today

2022: global footwear production reaches 23.9 billion pairs, back to pre-pandemic levels

Premium ContentJul 27, 2023 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2022 footwear production and exports grew by 7.6% and 9% respectively. Data are taken from the World Footwear Yearbook 2023 just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association. Global footwear production reached the 23.9 billion pairs threshold, bouncing back to pre-pandemic levels. Last year 15.2 billion pairs were exported worldwide, representing a recovery from the drop registered as a result of the pandemic, yet still below the record registered in 2014 (15.7 billion pairs)

Wave of layoffs continues in Vietnam

Jul 14, 2023 / Vietnam
An estimated 217 800 people have lost their jobs in Vietnam in the second quarter of 2023 due to the significant decline in orders since the end of 2022, says the General Statistics Office (GSO)

Stella Holdings posts a slight improvement in the second quarter

Jul 14, 2023 / Hong Kong
The Hong Kong-based footwear manufacturer posted a slower decline in its consolidated revenue and shipment volume in the second quarter of the year, as compared to the previous quarter

CTCP promotes Bioshoes Creators summer workshop

Jul 3, 2023 / Portugal
The Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre (CTCP) is organizing a summer workshop for designers, footwear technicians, industry professionals and students who want to develop skills in the sector
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