World Footwear

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Currency fluctuation continues to impact Brazil's exports

Sep 19, 2017 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, the country’s footwear exports continue to suffer negative impacts from currency fluctuation. Analysis should focus on the volumes sold abroad

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

Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations

Mar 8, 2017 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector

Vietnam is not concerned with the US dropping the TPP

Feb 21, 2017 / Vietnam
The Asian country is one of the main footwear producers and exporters, and the US the largest consumer market for shoes. In 2016 Vietnam's footwear exports to the US grew by 9%

Online sales will become more important than in brick and mortar shops

Dec 20, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

Brazilian exports on the red

Dec 14, 2016 / Brazil
According to data analysed by wordfootwear.com Brazilian footwear exports in the first semester were down by 2.7% in terms of value, but registered a 3.3% increase in terms of volume, compared to the same period in 2015

European companies are recommended to diversify their markets

Dec 13, 2016 / CEC
The words are from Cleto Sagripanti, President of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry (CEC). An entrepreneur and a business man with extensive experience in the shoe industry

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%

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 6.0%

Nov 21, 2016 / Vietnam
Total footwear sales abroad in the first six months of the year reached 6.23 billion US dollars rising from a total of 5.88 billion US dollars for the same period in 2015

Unpredictable close of the year for Brazilian exports

Nov 15, 2016 / Brazil
In October Brazilian exports increased both in terms of volume and vale, but currency instability continues to impact the Brazilian trade flows

Bangladesh sets target of 5 billion US dollars for its leather industry exports

Nov 4, 2016 / Bangladesh
The new target is being set for 2021. The Ministry of Commerce reaffirmed this aim during the inaugural ceremony of the Leathertech Bangladesh 2016

EU footwear imports on the rise

Oct 24, 2016 / European Union
According to data obtained by the worldfootwear.com, the EU has imported 22 360 million euros worth of footwear in the first half of 2016. A 5.5% increase from similar period last year. Quantities imported grew by 2.4%

US footwear imports drop by 6%

Oct 21, 2016 / United States
The United States, the world’s largest footwear importer, registered a 6% decline in footwear imports in the first half of the year, both in volume and value. The numbers came from the FDRA

Japanese footwear imports up by 4%

Oct 20, 2016 / Japan
According to data obtained by the worldfootwear.com, Japan has imported 2 688 million US dollars’ worth of footwear in the first half of the current year

India setting up sea port logistics hubs to boost exports

Oct 14, 2016 / India
According to information released by the Associated Chambers of Commerce & industry of India, the local Government is establishing logistics hubs near its sea ports with private sector participation
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