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China’s share in footwear production down by 13% in a decade

Premium ContentSep 16, 2021 / World
China is the unquestionable leader in footwear production, having achieved a share in the world total of 54.3% in 2020. This translated into more than 11 billion pairs produced by China last year. However, in a decade, the share of China in global footwear production was down by 13%, corresponding to more than 8 percentage points lost and going down from a 62.4% share in 2010

Bangladesh leather industry sets new target for its exports

Aug 18, 2021 / Bangladesh
The country has set a target of 1.03 billion US dollars for the leather segment in its new fiscal year. A month has passed already, and leather footwear and finished leather are on target. Leather products missed the target set for the month

Bangladesh leather industry with positive performance

Jun 1, 2021 / Bangladesh
After closing the previous fiscal year with exports of the leather industry at 797.6 million US dollars, Bangladesh has set a target for the current financial year of 920.00 million US dollars. In the first ten months, the industry managed to grow and has met its objectives

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)

Bangladesh: decline in exports continues

Dec 18, 2020 / Bangladesh
In the first 5 months of the current year, Bangladesh’s leather industry registered a total of 358.57 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue, which represented a decline of 8.32% over the performance in similar period in the previous fiscal year

Bangladesh’s leather industry with declining quarter

Oct 20, 2020 / Bangladesh
In the first 3 months of the current year, Bangladesh’s leather industry registered a total of 225.15 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue, which represented a decline of 11.49% over the performance in similar period in the previous fiscal year

Increase in the minimum wage for Bangladesh’s leather and footwear

Sep 23, 2020 / Bangladesh
According to The Financial Express, the government has fixed the minimum monthly wage for workers of the leather goods and footwear sector at 7 100 Bangladeshi taka

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by double digits

Sep 16, 2020 / Bangladesh
Total exports of the leather industry in Bangladesh in the first two months of the current fiscal year were on red, declining by 16.54% compared to the previous year. Exports of other footwear increased by 28.32%

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by 22%

Jul 10, 2020 / Bangladesh
Total exports of the leather industry in Bangladesh in fiscal year 2019-20 declined by more than 20%, with drops across all categories. Exception made by exports of other footwear (non-leather)

India and Bangladesh in total lockdown

Mar 26, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
The two Asian countries have declared total lockdown Tuesday. India and Bangladesh try to set several measures to contain the diffusion of Covid-19 in their borders

Bangladesh’s leather exports down by 10.6%

Jan 14, 2020 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 475.83 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first six months of the new financial year. A decline of 10.61% from the previous year

Bangladesh: support to exports will continue

Nov 4, 2019 / Bangladesh
During the Bangladesh Leather Footwear and Leather Goods International Sourcing Show the Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced support to the industry will carry on

Bangladesh: exports performance above target set

Oct 8, 2019 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 106.10 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first month of the new financial year. The target set was exceeded

Bangladesh: leather sector closes the year on the red

Jul 9, 2019 / Bangladesh
Notwithstanding the good performance of leather footwear exports, the leather industry as a whole registered a decline of 6.06% in revenue. The industry closed financial year 2018-19 below the target set for exports

If the product is good, the customer will come

Jul 2, 2019 / Bangladesh
Watch the interview to learn a bit more about the current trends of the footwear industry according to the views of Syed Nasim Manzur, from Apex Footwear in Bangladesh
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