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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

FDRA talks about unprecedented times in the US

Apr 28, 2020 / United States
With the US fast approaching the 1 million people infected with the new coronavirus, the country is facing an unprecedent time. We spoke with the FDRA to learn how this is impacting the footwear industry

Trump administration announces 90-day duty payment delay

Apr 21, 2020 / United States
The announcement was well received but the footwear industry associations claim an extension to all goods, as any products facing punitive tariffs imposed by the administration in its trade war with China are excluded

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

World Footwear Business Conditions Survey: final opportunity to join

Mar 31, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear Business Conditions Survey is now entering its final stretch. Take this opportunity to share your opinion and join our panel of experts

Covid-19 hits the US

Premium ContentMar 23, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
As we write this article the US becomes the fourth country with the higher number of Covid-19 cases after China, Italy and Spain. The impacts on the industry start to be felt

FDRA asks for a freeze on shoe duties

Mar 11, 2020 / United States
Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), the footwear industry’s business and trade association, sent a letter to the White House applauding the proposed payroll tax cut but also encouraging a freeze on footwear duties

Germany with higher foreign trade in 2019

Mar 10, 2020 / Germany
During Gallery Shoes, the Federal Association of the German Footwear and Leather Goods Industry held its Press Conference to give an update about the German footwear industry

EU-Japan EPA: a practical guide for footwear companies

Premium ContentFeb 4, 2020 / Japan
The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union and Japan entered into force last year creating the largest open trade zone in the world. Today we bring you a practical guide for footwear companies

EU-Japan EPA: how to determine the rule of origin for Footwear?

Premium ContentJan 28, 2020 / European Union
To benefit from the European Union (EU) - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) preferential tariff rates, the product needs to be originating in Japan or the EU

EU-Vietnam FTA gets green light in trade committee

Jan 24, 2020 / European Union
The Committee on International Trade gave its consent to the free trade agreement (FTA) by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that the EP Plenary should do the same

EU-Japan EPA: a practical guide for footwear companies

Premium ContentJan 21, 2020 / European Union
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan entered into force last year creating the largest open trade zone in the world. Today we bring you a practical guide for footwear companies

US and China sign new deal

Jan 16, 2020 / United States
Representatives from the two countries have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has disturbed the global markets and is impacting the global economy. However, many fear this won't stop the tensions
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