World Footwear

Brazil

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

Ilse Guimarães is leaving Assintecal

Feb 11, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazilian Association of Companies of Components for Leather, Footwear And Manufactured Goods (Assintecal) communicated to its associates a change in the entity's organizational structure. Superintendent Ilse Guimarães is leaving the organisation after 25 years

Inspiramais starts today

Jan 26, 2021 / Brazil
A new digital edition of Inspiramais is taking place today and tomorrow. With the theme Antidote, the design and material innovation program for the fashion world will present references for the 2022_I season, while reflecting on the changes caused by the pandemic

FIMEC postponed to May 2021

Jan 14, 2021 / Brazil
The Brazil-held FIMEC - International Fair of Leather, Chemical Products, Components, Machines and Equipment for Footwear and Tanneries postponed the date of its next edition to May (4th-6th). The event will be physical

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

Brazil: driven by slippers, footwear exports grow by 13.8%

Dec 10, 2020 / Brazil
According to data by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) in November, 9.55 million pairs of footwear were exported, 13.8% more than in the same month last year

Brazil expects 1.2 million US dollars from digital networking meetings

Oct 26, 2020 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados the digital business networking meetings held by 20 Brazilian footwear brands with buyers from Latin America between the 24th of August and the 25th of September will likely generate 1.2 million US dollars in businesses

Brazilian footwear exports lower as imports rise

Oct 8, 2020 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, 8.1 million pairs were sent abroad in September, 19% less than in similar month last year. As for imports in the ninth month of the year, they have reached 2.9 million pairs, 10.5% more than in the same month of 2019

Brazilian footwear exports decreased by 32.7%

Sep 11, 2020 / Brazil
Reflecting the instability in the international markets, especially in the United States, Brazilian footwear exports registered decreases of 32.7% in revenue and 25.2% in volume between January and August in relation to the same period last year

Inspiramais with successful digital edition

Sep 3, 2020 / Brazil
The event dedicated to fashion materials design was held between the 25th and the 27th of August in its first 100% virtual format. According to the organization, during the 3 days of Inspiramais the 150 digital stands received 40 thousand visits

Inspiramais turns into a digital event

Aug 6, 2020 / Brazil
As previously informed, Inspiramais Digital will be a 100% virtual event, with no visitor limit and with a particular focus on fashion

Grendene's activities to be normalized

Jul 13, 2020 / Brazil
Starting today, the Brazil-based footwear manufacturer will restart its activities in all its units in the country, getting production up and running

Brazil: footwear exports increased in June compared to May

Jul 9, 2020 / Brazil
After four consecutive months of decline, footwear exports from Brazil increased in June compared to the previous month, in both volume and value. When compared to similar period last year, the decline rate in pairs and revenue was above 40%

Brazilian footwear exports decreased by 66% in May

Jun 22, 2020 / Brazil
Data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 2.7 million pairs were shipped in May, generating 23.9 million US dollars of revenue. This resulted in decreases both in volume (-64.7%) and in value (-66%)
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