World Footwear

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Brazil with positive quarter

Apr 15, 2019 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados the exports performance in the first quarter was positive, with increases in value and quantity. However, a decline in exports in both pairs and US dollars was registered in March

Rise in fake goods trading

Mar 29, 2019 / World
Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in the last few years and now stands at 3.3% of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office

Indonesian footwear exports to expand

Mar 19, 2019 / Indonesia
At least this is the belief of the local Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, who is optimistic about the performance of Indonesia's footwear exports in the coming years

Germany industry is cautiously optimistic

Mar 18, 2019 / Germany
Manfred Junkert, Managing Director of the Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry, spoke about the drop in foreign business in 2018 and the industry's cautious optimism for the future

Japanese footwear imports consolidate growth

Mar 5, 2019 / Japan
In 2018 imports of footwear by the Asian country grew by 2.8% in quantity and 3.9% in value. Japan is the 4th largest importer of footwear and the 6th largest consumer market for footwear

Vietnam: footwear exports up by 10.5%

Feb 19, 2019 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. In 2018 Vietnam's exports crossed the 16 million US dollars threshold and growth reached double digit

Leather sector in India to benefit from shifting businesses

Feb 4, 2019 / India
The Indian leather sector is expecting businesses to shift away from China and other locations with higher labour costs. They also want to lower exposure from volatile market conditions and are looking for alternative markets

Sri Lanka: revenue from footwear and leather tripled

Jan 29, 2019 / Sri Lanka
According to statistics issued by the local entities revenue generated by exports of these industries have presented a very dynamic performance in over one decade, growing by 300%

India: leather industry aiming at 5%-6% growth

Jan 21, 2019 / India
The leather-based industry in India is anticipating registering a growth rate of 5% to 6% in exports for the current fiscal year, 2018-19, according to the Council for Leather Exports

Footwear is good news in Bangladesh

Jan 15, 2019 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh, in the first 5 months of the year exports revenue of the leather and footwear industries as a whole underperformed according to the targets set. However, exports of footwear managed to grow in the period

Negative month for Pakistan's footwear exports

Jan 14, 2019 / Pakistan
Although there was an increase in the number of pairs exported in November, the value of sales abroad in the period declined by 7.2%. Despite the negative month, the accumulated performance in the first five months is still positive

Leather industry in India: clashes over definition of finished products

Jan 9, 2019 / India
Semi-finished leather makers asked permission for the exports of their products to be treated as finished leather with a view to increase the business. Leather garment and footwear manufacturers reacted immediately

Indian exports go up

Jan 2, 2019 / India
The country's exports of leather, leather products and footwear have increased by 5.25% (value in rupee) during the period April-October as compared to similar period last year

Mixed feelings in the Italian footwear industry

Dec 31, 2018 / Italy
In the first eight months of the current year, exports of Italian footwear increased by 3.7% in value. Nevertheless, a survey conducted for the local Association indicates a drop in production

Non EU-markets stimulate Spain's exports

Dec 21, 2018 / Spain
In the first nine months of 2018, Spanish footwear exports reached 2.1 billion euros and 122.7 million pairs. Although the EU markets are the main destination for Spanish footwear, non-EU markets have been the more dynamic ones. Information was released by FICE
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