World Footwear

Exports

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 11%

Oct 23, 2018 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. Double digit growth registered in the first nine months of the current year

Turkish shoe brands facing debt issues

Oct 12, 2018 / Turkey
Local agency news are reporting several issues faced by Turkish footwear companies, going from debt restructuring issues to closure of stores

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

Pakistan leather footwear revenue up by 12%

Oct 1, 2018 / Pakistan
The first two months of the new fiscal year were marked by double digit rate growth in the country’s footwear exports, both in volume and value. A performance mainly driven by the leather footwear category

Bangladesh: leather footwear industry exceeds target

Sep 25, 2018 / Bangladesh
Despite a poor performance for the overall leather industry in the first two months of the new financial year, exports of leather footwear exceeded the target set for the period

Double-digit growth for Cambodia’s exports

Sep 25, 2018 / Cambodia
The country's garment and footwear industry recorded very positive growth reaching 4 billion US dollars revenue in the first half of the current financial year

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

Tanzania: leather exports impacted by levy

Jul 31, 2018 / Tanzania
Tanzanian leather exporters are asking the Government to scrap the 10% export levy on leather exports that is causing buyers to shift to other countries

Cambodia’s exports consolidate growth

Jul 24, 2018 / Cambodia
According to the Cambodia Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin issued by the International Labour Organization, exports of garment and footwear grew by 9.5% in 2017. Growth trend was consolidated in the first semester of 2018 (+11%)

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

Iran's import ban includes footwear and leather goods

Jul 5, 2018 / Iran
Iran is ready to ban more than 1 300 commodities following latest US sanctions in order to protect plummeting value of rial (the national currency)

Pakistan's footwear exports with good performance

Jul 3, 2018 / Pakistan
May was marked by double digit growth on the country’s footwear exports, both in volume and value. Accumulated growth in the year anticipates a good annual performance

Firms support bill to limit Trump’s tariffs

Jun 27, 2018 / United States
Senator Bob Corker introduces bill to impose congressional review on Trump’s tariffs. More than 270 US companies approve in open letter to the US Senate

Belarus ban on raw hides exports

Jun 27, 2018 / Belarus
With this new ruling, going forward all deals will have to be approved by the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. The new ban on raw hides exports takes place in a market which has been traditionally closed

Albania’s exports double digit growth

Jun 19, 2018 / Albania
The country's exports enjoyed double-digit growth in the first five months of this year despite the euro's depreciation (against Albania’s national currency), which negatively impacted the country’s exports, two-thirds of which are destined for Eurozone countries
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