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Brazil

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%)

Brazil: Covid-19 pandemic shrinks footwear exports

Jun 4, 2020 / Brazil
The Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) believes the COVID-19 pandemic played an essential role in the decline registered in footwear exports during the first four months of the year

Brazil: footwear industry with 28.4 thousand jobs lost

May 13, 2020 / Brazil
According to a study by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association, the diffusion of Covid-19 has heavily impacted the Brazilian footwear sector, which has already lost 28 400 jobs

Latin America: footwear associations raise their concerns

Apr 30, 2020 / Latin America
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela got together and issued a statement with their concerns arising from the impact of Covid-19 on the footwear industry

Brazil: 86% of the Brazilian footwear factories are paralyzed

Premium ContentApr 16, 2020 / Brazil
The South American country has almost 29 thousand reported cases of Covid-19 and more than 1 700 deaths. Most of the footwear factories have stopped operations

Brazil: loss of jobs worries footwear industry

Apr 6, 2020 / Brazil
With a reduction in consumption as brick and mortar stores close in an attempt to contain the spread of Covid-19, job loss in the sector might be the next problem

Francal is also postponed

Mar 25, 2020 / Brazil
The trade fair held in São Paulo is also moving the next edition to later in the year. Francal joins the list of events changing their dates as a result of the diffusion of Covid-19

Owner of Melissa stops manufacturing activities

Mar 20, 2020 / Brazil
Brazil-based Grendene Group, owner of Melissa and Ipanema brands, has decided to implement mandatory collective vacation for all employees in their units in the country

How Covid-19 is being felt in Africa and Latin America

Premium ContentMar 19, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
While countries in Europe seem to be in the midst of the pandemic, Africa and Latin America are facing the early stages of the Covid-19 diffusion in their territories

Inspiramais gathered fashion and industry news in São Paulo

Jan 22, 2020 / Brazil
Consumer behaviours, trends, and conducting business were at the heart of Inspiramais, which took place between the 14th and the 15th of January in São Paulo, Brazil

Mexico: imports from Brazil growing by more than 60%

Jan 21, 2020 / Mexico
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) reveals that in 2019 sales of Brazilian footwear to Mexico increased by 62.5% in value and by 74.4% in value

Brazilian exports cross the 965 million US dollars threshold

Jan 10, 2020 / Brazil
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) indicates that 114.55 million pairs of shoes were shipped abroad between January and December, generating 967 million US dollars in exports in 2019

Growth of Brazilian exports driven by US market

Dec 17, 2019 / Brazil
Between January and November this year 104.2 million pairs of shoes were exported by Brazil, resulting in revenue of 886.3 million US dollars. The US market continues to grow

Brazil's first mission to Peru evaluated as positive

Nov 21, 2019 / Brazil
This was confirmed by Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industry Association. This first trade mission to Peru took place in mid-November

Alpargatas’ net revenue up by 11.4%

Nov 12, 2019 / Brazil
Alpargatas’ net revenue topped 1 billion Brazilian Reais in the third quarter, up by 11.4% on a year-on-year basis
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