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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

Sales of performance shoes down by 5%

Aug 3, 2018 / United States
While the market for athleisure shoes is flourishing, sales of performance shoes are going down

Tanzania: leather exports impacted by levy

Jul 31, 2018 / Tanzania
Tanzanian leather exporters are asking the Government to scrap the 10% export levy on leather exports that is causing buyers to shift to other countries

Cambodia’s exports consolidate growth

Jul 24, 2018 / Cambodia
According to the Cambodia Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin issued by the International Labour Organization, exports of garment and footwear grew by 9.5% in 2017. Growth trend was consolidated in the first semester of 2018 (+11%)

Vietnam: exports revenue to rise again

Jul 17, 2018 / Vietnam
The first semester of the year closed with positive performance for the Vietnamese exports. Forecasts for the rest of the year indicates double digit growth

India and Vietnam solidify business ties

Jul 16, 2018 / Vietnam
A group of businessmen from Indian leather companies travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to met with their Vietnamese counterparts

Increasing demand for Turkish production

Jul 12, 2018 / Turkey
The Turkish companies are seeing a huge increase in orders from global apparel giants and new footwear chains
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