World Footwear

Argentina

Brazil with positive quarter

Apr 15, 2019 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados the exports performance in the first quarter was positive, with increases in value and quantity. However, a decline in exports in both pairs and US dollars was registered in March

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

Argentina: industry concerned with thousands of jobs at risk

Jun 21, 2018 / Argentina
Associations representing the businessmen and workers of the textile and footwear industries are claiming the national government attention to the current crisis moment of the industries they represent

Global footwear together for free and fair trade

May 24, 2018 / World
Wishing to give a strong signal against the protectionist movements recently emerging in several parts of the globe, representatives of footwear national associations and industry chambers of various continents signed a joint declaration in support of free and fair trade

Brazil: new leader in main exports destinations

May 1, 2018 / Brazil
The US have been the main destination for Brazilian footwear exports in the last 3 decades. Now, Argentina became the number one external market for Brazilian shoes

Alpargatas continues to decline

Nov 27, 2017 / Brazil
The Brazil-based footwear manufacturer, known by its casual footwear, posted another quarter with declining net revenue across all geographies

Latin American footwear industry gathered in Chile

Aug 1, 2017 / Chile
Delegates from different local and national sectorial organizations gathered in Santiago to discuss the pressing issues impacting the footwear industry in the region

Domestic consumption in Argentina continues to fall

Jul 18, 2017 / Argentina
According to the local entities domestic sales of leather footwear in the country has fallen by an estimated 30% since the beginning of 2017 compared with similar period last year

Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%

Mar 13, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) in February, footwear exports totaled 9.16 million pairs, generating 81.54 million US dollars, down by 6.8% in volume, but growing by 5% in value

Fast paced growing imports threatening the Argentinian industry

Feb 28, 2017 / Argentina
The growth of 62% in footwear imports so far this year combined with the fall in domestic consumption and the rise in production costs had a strong impact on the sector

New regulations for textiles and footwear in Argentina

Feb 16, 2017 / Argentina
The Bureau of Trade of Argentina published a resolution requiring the presentation of a Product Composition Sworn Declaration (DJCP) to the Bureau of Trade of the Ministry of Production by manufacturers and importers of textile and footwear

Brazilian footwear industry worried with protectionism in the region

Oct 26, 2016 / Brazil
Representatives from the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) have met with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Services to discuss some of the concerns regarding trade with some neighbor countries

Consumption of footwear continues to slowdown in Argentina

Jul 14, 2016 / Argentina
According to a report revealed by consulting firm Economic Research Sector apparent consumption of footwear registered a decline of 1.6% between January and May

Argentina: Production down and imports up worry local industry

May 4, 2016 / Argentina
The head of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry in Cordoba, Miguel Hames, has announced that production levels in local factories are roughly 40% below the levels registered by this time last year

Brazilian footwear exports recover ground but are still below expectations

Apr 15, 2016 / Brazil
According to data released by Abicalçados, footwear exports were down by 6.1% in the first quarter of 2016, compared to similar period last year. Notwithstanding, in March a recovery was registered
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