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EU-Singapore free trade agreement entered into force

Nov 22, 2019 / European Union
The free trade agreement (FTA) signed by the European Union and the Republic of Singapore back in October 2018 entered into force yesterday

Ecuador lowers tariffs for sports shoes

Nov 13, 2019 / Ecuador
The government of Ecuador reduced import tariffs on shoes and equipments for sports

Mexico: tariffs on imports to remain

Oct 25, 2019 / Mexico
The decision follows a previous announcement indicating tariffs on imports from countries with whom Mexico has no free trade agreement could be eased

Turkish international trade in detail

Oct 23, 2019 / Turkey
According to Turkish Statistical Institute the share of large enterprises in exports was 44.6%. Exports were mostly aimed to the EU 28. More details were revealed

Vietnam's industry progress towards its target

Oct 22, 2019 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso the target for the turnover from leather and footwear exports set for 2019 is 21.5 billion US dollars, a 10% increase from 2018

AAFA remains concerned with tariffs war

Oct 17, 2019 / United States
Despite the announcement by the Trump Administration to pause tariff rate increases, the American Apparel & Footwear Association remains concerned

US-China phase one trade deal announced

Oct 14, 2019 / United States
As part of the deal, the tariffs on the first 250 billion US dollars in trade will not increase to 30% on Tuesday as planned

US is the main destination of Brazilian footwear exports

Oct 10, 2019 / Brazil
According to data prepared by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), 9.47 million pairs were shipped in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018

Cambodia in the expectation of the EU decision

Oct 4, 2019 / Cambodia
The country enjoys duty-free access to EU markets under the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme. The European side is now evaluating the withdraw of the trade preferences

Consumption: continental convergence still distant

Sep 10, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
Despite all the movements registered in the international markets in the last few years, perfect convergence between continents' consumption is still distant. Information is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

China to take the US tariffs case to WTO

Sep 3, 2019 / China
The new tariffs imposed by Washington came into effect Sunday. Now, Reuters reported China officially complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Footwear companies write to President Trump

Aug 30, 2019 / United States
Over 200 American footwear companies came together and sent a letter to President Trump asking that he cancels his proposed higher taxes on footwear coming from China

Trump announces new tariffs

Aug 23, 2019 / United States
President Trump announced increased tariffs on another set of goods from China. This is the US response to China’s promise to tariff 75 billion US dollars worth of American goods if Trump pressed forward with his planned tariffs

US-China trade war is already impacting the industry

Aug 19, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The year 2018 was marked by positive dynamics, but the US-China trade war is already impacting the numbers. More information about the Footwear Industry in 2018 is available within the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

Tariffs on footwear delayed to December

Aug 14, 2019 / United States
The US-China trade war has a new chapter. After Mr Trump announced added tariffs of 10% on the remaining 300 billion US dollars in goods from China, now their application on certain footwear items is delayed to December
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