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There will be no space for those who position themselves ignoring sustainability

Apr 21, 2017 / Brazil
At least this is the belief of José Fernando Bello, Executive Chairman of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), who discussed the pressing issues of the tanning industry with the worldfootwear.com

Innovative training course for European luxury and high-end footwear

Apr 11, 2017 / CEC
Under the Erasmus+ project High-End Shoe - Innovative Training for Luxury Footwear Manufacturing (HES), the Portuguese Footwear Technology Centre (CTCP) organised a short-term training event

Dates for the 20th UITIC Congress announced

Mar 28, 2017 / Portugal
The next edition of the Congress of the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) will take place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May 2018

Learn2Work to bring new young talent to footwear manufacturing

Mar 13, 2017 / CEC
European project titled Learn2Work, funded by the Erasmus+ programme, is working to deliver an innovative training methodology to attract young people and prepare them with the required technical and soft skills
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125 European Associations in support of a EU industrial strategy

Mar 1, 2017 / European Union
More than 100 associations have signed a Joint Declaration with the aim to step up their cooperation with European institutions to define and implement an ambitious and coordinated industrial strategy

What do consumers look for in terms of comfort?

Feb 14, 2017 / CEC
During the last GDS CEC presented the results of a survey to consumers indicating their needs and desires in terms of comfortable and fashionable shoes. The survey is part of the Erasmus+ funded project Fit2Com

Asia with little variation in the share of world footwear exports

Sep 14, 2016 / World
The conclusion is presented by the World Footwear Yearbook in its most recent edition, covering statistics updated until the end of 2015

International footwear trade declined in 2015

Sep 5, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this movement occurs after five years of double-digit growth rates

Asia represents 87% of the world footwear production

Aug 29, 2016 / World Footwear Yearbook
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook Asia continues to be the hub of the footwear production

Worldwide footwear production reached 23.0 billion pairs in 2015

Aug 2, 2016 / World
According to the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook this represents a slight decrease of 0.4% from the previous year

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition is now available

Jul 27, 2016 / World
During a press conference held on today in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry

World Footwear Yearbook: 2016 edition to be presented at GDS

Jul 26, 2016 / World
The most recent figures for the 2015 worldwide footwear industry will be revealed by APICCAPS during a press conference due to be held on the 27th of July in Düsseldorf

Counterfeit goods make up 2.5% of global imports

Apr 20, 2016 / World
Global trade in fake and pirated goods is estimated to be worth nearly half a trillion dollars a year, according to a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the EU’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Portugal on its way to organise the XX UITIC Congress

Feb 5, 2016 / Portugal
The Congress of the International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians (UITIC) returns to Europe in its next edition due to be held in 2018

World Footwear Yearbook: 2015 edition is now available

Jul 30, 2015 / World
During a press conference held on the 30th of July in Düsseldorf at the GDS trade fair, APICCAPS revealed the most recent figures for the 2014 worldwide footwear industry
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