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UNIC issues warning over raw materials price increases

Apr 7, 2021 / Italy
According to publication ILM, the Italian Tanners Association (UNIC) is concerned over the potential increases in the prices of materials for the industry

South Africa: impact of COVID-19 on the footwear industry

Mar 31, 2021 / South Africa
Jirka Vymetal, the Executive Director of SAFLIA - Southern African Footwear and Leather Industries Association, spoke with local magazine S&V about the state of the footwear industry in the country

Pakistan footwear exports: increase in volume, decline in value

Mar 30, 2021 / Pakistan
During the first eight months of the current fiscal year, Pakistan exported 11.56 million pairs of footwear, resulting in exports revenue of 88.01 million US dollars. This translates in an increase of 11.67% in volume and a decline of 6.18% in value

Bangladesh leather industry on track with target, but performance differs by category

Mar 25, 2021 / Bangladesh
The Bangladesh's leather industry has a target set for the current financial year of 920.00 million US dollars, and in the first eight months, the industry has met the target set for the period (602.06 million US dollars)

Trading footwear with the UK: are you familiar with the EU-UK deal?

Premium ContentMar 23, 2021 / European Union
Just before Christmas, people and businesses from both sides of the English Channel breathed in relief: a BREXIT deal had been achieved. Almost immediately, many questions arose regarding the new procedures to move goods between the two parties. Are you familiar with the new deal? Learn more today

Italian leather industry down by 26% in 2020

Mar 17, 2021 / Italy
Taking the hit of the dissemination of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leather industry in Italy registered a decline in revenue of 26%. Exports were down by 27%

Italy with sharp fall in turnover, production and exports in 2020

Mar 11, 2021 / Italy
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Italian footwear industry hard, with double-digit reductions across all the main variables, according to Assocalzaturifici, the Italian Footwear Manufacturers' Association

Brazil: two digits decline in production and exports in 2020

Feb 18, 2021 / Brazil
According to data released by Abicalçados, the Brazilian footwear sector may have lost 21.8% of its production in 2020, returning to levels registered 16 years ago. Brazilian footwear exports fell by 18.6%, the worst performance since 1983

Indonesian footwear exports with 8.97% annual growth

Feb 4, 2021 / Indonesia
According to Aprisindo, the Indonesian Footwear Association, the country's footwear industry has recorded a good performance in 2020, with exports experiencing an annual growth of 8.97%

Brazilian footwear claims anti-dumping against Vietnam and Indonesia

Jan 13, 2021 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), anti-dumping is high on the agenda for 2021, with the renewal of the existing duty over Chinese products, and its expansion to Vietnam and Indonesia

Brazil: Footwear sector to grow 19% in 2021

Jan 12, 2021 / Brazil
The forecast is made by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), and follows a fall in year 2020 estimated to be around 25%. This placed the production of the Brazilian footwear industry at the same level as the one registered 16 years ago

EU-UK deal: how can leather goods benefit from duties exemption?

Premium ContentJan 8, 2021 / United Kingdom
The EU-UK agreement has set zero taxes on goods traded between the two parts. However, rules have been set to benefit from the exemption of duties. How can leather goods benefit from zero tariffs?

How can footwear benefit from zero duties under the EU-UK deal?

Premium ContentJan 7, 2021 / United Kingdom
The European Union and the UK have reached an agreement to frame the way both parts will live, work and trade together post-Brexit. There will be no taxes on goods originating from the UK or the EU and traded between both parts. However, how can footwear benefit from the exemption of duties?

EU-UK deal: how it will work for footwear?

Premium ContentJan 5, 2021 / United Kingdom
The big news on Christmas eve was the announcement of the much-expected deal between the European Union and the UK, which will frame the way both parts live, work and trade together post-Brexit. Today we focus on the aspects concerning footwear trade

India: total exports drop by 0.8%

Jan 5, 2021 / India
The country's exports declined marginally by 0.8% to 26.89 billion US dollars in December 2020, due to the contraction registered in sectors like petroleum, leather and marine products, according to preliminary data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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