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Brazil

Vulcabras and Under Armour set partnership in Brazil

Oct 11, 2018 / Brazil
The two companies have announced an agreement by which, for ten years, Vulcabras will have exclusivity in the distribution and licensing of the Under Armour brand in Brazil for all footwear, clothing and acessories

Downward trend continues for Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 9, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in September 9.7 million pairs were sent abroad for 71.6 million US dollars, down by 14% in volume and 26% in value, representing another month of declining exports

Brazilian footwear exports continue to fall

Sep 13, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, in August 8.8 million pairs were shipped abroad for 82.9 million US dollars, down by 7.3% in volume and 9.2% This represents the fourth consecutive month of declines

Declining exports in Brazil

Jul 10, 2018 / Brazil
Data presented by the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) indicates that in the first half of the year exports fell by 6.7% in volume and 7.9% in value

Senegal's leather output down by 1.4%

Jun 25, 2018 / Senegal
Local authorities confirmed Senegal’s leather industry is on a downturn moment. The country’s Commerce Ministry confirmed production has declined by 1.4% in the first quarter of the year

Brazilian Footwear elects seven target markets

May 31, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados), the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brazil) and the members of the Brazilian Footwear program (maintained by those entities) promoted a meeting to select target markets for the next two years

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

Digital platform launches Brazilian shoes all over the world

Mar 16, 2018 / Brazil
The website brazilianfootwear.com enables direct contact between Brazilian footwear manufacturers and buyers from all over the world, promoting the industry and facilitating negotiations

Alpargatas: poor performance in 2017

Feb 26, 2018 / Brazil
The Brazil-based footwear manufacturer has reported net revenue of 3.7 billion reais (1.15 billion US dollars) in 2017, a decrease of 8.2% compared to the previous year

The wary recovery of Brazilian exports

Jan 23, 2018 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, 2017 was a better year if compared to recent ones, but results are still far from the maximum achieved by Brazilian exports in the past. Currency fluctuations continue to impact the performance

Signs of recovery in Brazil

Dec 30, 2017 / Brazil
One of the largest footwear producers is still very closed to international trade and focused on its internal market. Notwithstanding, in the first half of the year Brazilian exports grew in volume and value. Production is on a growing trend as well

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

Brazilian footwear production increases by 4.5%

Nov 16, 2017 / Brazil
According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), from January to August this year, production of footwear and footwear parts increased by 4.5%, compared to similar period in 2016

Grendene maintains targets

Nov 8, 2017 / Brazil
The Brazil-based company has announced net revenue up by 9.0% in the first nine months of the year. Despite the difficulties in the markets, the company says its business is performing well and will maintain the guidance for the year
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