World Footwear


Brazil: e-commerce represents 30% of the sales of the footwear industry

Oct 3, 2022 / Brazil
The statement comes from the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) and is the reflection of an increase in online sales, which was fuelled by the pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns

Mexico: footwear exports on track to grow by more than 50% this year

Sep 27, 2022 / Mexico
The Mexican footwear industry estimates to export between 32 and 35 million pairs by the end of 2022, which would reflect a growth year-over-year of more than 50%

Pakistan: footwear exports up while leather starts slowly

Sep 21, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first two months of the current fiscal year, Pakistani leather manufacturers exports declined by 2.41% in value, while footwear exports grew by 20.91%, from the same period last year

Brazil: footwear components exports exceed pre-pandemic levels

Sep 15, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, local footwear components exports totalled 253 million USD, increasing by 20% and 18%, as compared to the same period of 2021 and 2019, respectively

Vietnam: leather and footwear exports on the rise

Sep 14, 2022 / Vietnam
In the first seven months of 2022, Vietnamese leather and footwear exports were up by 13%, as compared to the same period of last year, reaching 14 billion US dollars

Portuguese footwear exports with best performance ever in the first half

Sep 12, 2022 / Portugal
In the first semester of 2022, Portuguese footwear exports increased by 22% and 27.5% in volume and value, respectively, year-over-year, resulting in the best performance ever recorded in foreign markets

Spanish footwear exports surpass pre-pandemic levels

Sep 9, 2022 / Spain
Despite difficulties experienced in China and the impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the country's footwear exports recovered to pre-pandemic levels in the first five months of 2022

Brazilian footwear exports continue to grow

Sep 8, 2022 / Brazil
In the first seven months of 2022, Brazilian footwear exports grew by 64.8% and 31.8% in value and volume, respectively, year-over-year. In addition to the US, Latin-America markets have been decisive in this outcome

Chinese leather industry grows in the first half

Sep 6, 2022 / China
Data from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology indicates a steady growth in the leather industry in the first half of 2022

EU and New Zealand conclude talks on free trade agreement

Jul 14, 2022 / European Union
The deal, to which negotiations started in June 2018, is the first one to integrate the EU's new approach of using trade to promote sustainable development

Recovery of the Italian footwear industry is at stake

Jul 7, 2022 / Italy
Footwear exports and household spending increased in the first quarter of 2022, but a slowdown is already expected from the start of the second quarter. War in Ukraine, rising energy costs and raw materials prices are clouding the horizon

Brazil: footwear exports on the rise

Jul 5, 2022 / Brazil
In the first five months of the year, Brazilian footwear exports increased in both volume and value. The footwear industry is benefiting from US demand for suppliers outside Asia

Bangladeshi leather exports surpass strategic target set for the year

Jun 29, 2022 / Bangladesh
From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year

Government in Pakistan imposes ban on luxury goods' imports

Jun 3, 2022 / Pakistan
The Federal government of Pakistan has decided to impose a ban on the import of luxury goods. The measure is being announced as a preventive step to obviate the threatening default and contribute to control the escalating hike in the dollar against rupee

Pakistan: strong ten months for footwear exports

Jun 2, 2022 / Pakistan
In the first ten months of the current fiscal year, footwear exports grew by 21.16% in value, totalling 130.1 million US dollars. Leather footwear exports represent roughly 79% of the total
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