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Simona Tanning and Teh Chang Tannery combine forces

Jan 17, 2023 / China
The two tanneries have announced a joint venture, which will be called Simona TC Company, to develop their operations in China, Vietnam, and Bangladesh, with focus on the footwear business

China scraps COVID-19 quarantine for international travellers

Dec 30, 2022 / China
Despite the increase of COVID-19 cases in the country this month, China announced that from the 8th of January travellers will no longer be required to quarantine upon arrival on the mainland

Luxury concerned over new COVID-19 surge in China

Dec 2, 2022 / China
The Asian giant tightened its COVID-19 restrictions last week due to a spike in new COVID-19 cases. This has raised concern about a further slowdown in the country's luxury market

China: luxury online sales slowdown

Nov 25, 2022 / China
E-commerce sales of luxury products in China declined by 1% in the first nine months of 2022, as compared to the same period of last year, after a slowdown in the second and third quarters

World's largest duty-free shopping complex opens in Hainan

Nov 15, 2022 / China
Regarded as the world's largest duty-free facility, the Haikou International Duty-Free City Shopping Complex, located in the province of Hainan, China, is now open to the public

Footwear industry: very positive first semester now threatened by clouds of uncertainty

Premium ContentOct 14, 2022 / World Footwear Yearbook
Watch out an interview with our Editor, Joana Vaz Teixeira, and get the latest updates on the footwear industry, with a focus on the main insights from the performance in 2021, going to the current scenario and the future perspectives

CHIC Greater Bay Area 2022 postponed to 2023

Sep 30, 2022 / China
Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Shenzhen, CHIC GBA (Greater Bay Area), scheduled to take place from the 2nd to the 4th November 2022, will be postponed to 2023

Realignment of CHIC trade fairs

Sep 29, 2022 / China
CHIC China International Fashion Fair, one of Asia's most important fashion fair, is realigning itself. With three editions a year in Shanghai and Shenzhen, CHIC aims to provide an universal platform for the entire fashion industry and trade

Mexico: footwear exports on track to grow by more than 50% this year

Sep 27, 2022 / Mexico
The Mexican footwear industry estimates to export between 32 and 35 million pairs by the end of 2022, which would reflect a growth year-over-year of more than 50%

Peru extends anti-dumping duties on Chinese footwear

Sep 22, 2022 / Peru
The National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) announced the extension of the anti-dumping duties for imported footwear from China until 2026

Chinese leather industry grows in the first half

Sep 6, 2022 / China
Data from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology indicates a steady growth in the leather industry in the first half of 2022

Shanghai: fashion retailers struggle to clear stock

Jun 30, 2022 / China
Almost a month since Shanghai lifted the strict COVID-19 lockdown, stores are struggling with piles of unsold stock, as wary consumers avoid shopping districts

Yue Yuen posts revenue decline

May 18, 2022 / Hong Kong
The group informed that despite global strong demand for its products, revenue was down by 4.% in the first quarter of 2022 due to COVID-19 outbreaks in Mainland China

Omicron outbreak in China raises fears of more supply chain disruptions

Mar 21, 2022 / China
Chinese authorities are imposing new COVID-19 restrictions to fight the surge of Omicron-variant infections, which is raising concerns over further disruptions to the global supply chain

China’s personal luxury market grew by 36% in 2021

Feb 4, 2022 / China
Chinese consumers spent around 471 billion yuan (74.3 billion US dollars) on personal luxury goods last year, despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic
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