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Footwear exports interrupt falling trend in Brazil

Dec 17, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in November 10.54 million pairs were sent abroad for 84.78 million US dollars, up by 6.6% in volume and 1.6% in value. However this wasn't enough to recover from the accumulated drop in the year

EU is the destination of more than 40% of Armenia's exports

Dec 17, 2018 / Armenia
A significant part of Armenia's exports of textile, apparel, leather & shoes have European Union countries as destination. The information was reported by Business Armenia, a Government established entity promoting investments in the country

American footwear industry applauds trade war ceasefire

Dec 10, 2018 / United States
The Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) applauded the move by the Trump administration to suspend new trade tariffs

Nigeria: local association urges government to act on imports

Nov 2, 2018 / Nigeria
The Leather Products Manufacturers Association of Abia State (LEPMAAS) has urged the Nigerian Government to urgently tackle threats posed by imported shoes, bags and belts to local manufacturers

Strong year for Cambodia’s exports

Oct 30, 2018 / Cambodia
According to the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) the country's garment and footwear exports recorded double-digit growth in the first half of the current financial year (+11%). Performance in the second half is expected to be in line with the first semester

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 11%

Oct 23, 2018 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. Double digit growth registered in the first nine months of the current year

European Commission adopts FTA with Vietnam

Oct 17, 2018 / European Union
Today the European Commission adopted the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements, paving the way for their signature and conclusion. The Commission is committed to putting these agreements in place as soon as possible

Downward trend continues for Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 9, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in September 9.7 million pairs were sent abroad for 71.6 million US dollars, down by 14% in volume and 26% in value, representing another month of declining exports

Spain consolidates value of footwear exports

Oct 2, 2018 / Spain
According to FICE, the Federation of Spanish Footwear Industries, during the first semester the country's footwear exports increased by 1.2% in value terms

Pakistan leather footwear revenue up by 12%

Oct 1, 2018 / Pakistan
The first two months of the new fiscal year were marked by double digit rate growth in the country’s footwear exports, both in volume and value. A performance mainly driven by the leather footwear category

Bangladesh: leather footwear industry exceeds target

Sep 25, 2018 / Bangladesh
Despite a poor performance for the overall leather industry in the first two months of the new financial year, exports of leather footwear exceeded the target set for the period

Double-digit growth for Cambodia’s exports

Sep 25, 2018 / Cambodia
The country's garment and footwear industry recorded very positive growth reaching 4 billion US dollars revenue in the first half of the current financial year

India aims to double leather exports

Sep 19, 2018 / India
The Council for Leather Exports has presented a detailed action plan – Strategy for Growth of Leather Sector – for next seven years. The local authorities are aiming for significant growth of leather exports

86th edition of Micam kicks off

Sep 16, 2018 / Italy
The footwear world is getting together at Fiera Milano for four days for the traditional autumn appointment with MICAM, an event promoted by Assocalzaturifici, now in its 86th edition

Brazilian footwear exports continue to fall

Sep 13, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in August 8.8 million pairs were shipped abroad for 82.9 million US dollars, down by 7.3% in volume and 9.2% This represents the fourth consecutive month of declines
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