World Footwear


Indonesian economy grows by 5%

Dec 9, 2019 / Indonesia
According to the economic growth in the third quarter was in line with expectations, but there is need for structural reforms to ensure growth accelerates

Indonesia wants to stimulate the manufacturing activity

Oct 8, 2019 / Indonesia
The local Government and the Bank Indonesia have agreed six strategic measures to accelerate manufacturing industry strengthening efforts

Indonesia presents its Footwear Creative Competition

Apr 9, 2019 / Indonesia
The Indonesia Footwear Creative Competition (IFCC) is an initiative by the Indonesian Footwear Industry Development Center (BPIPI). The IFCC aims to set itself as a benchmark creative event in the field of footwear

Indonesian footwear exports to expand

Mar 19, 2019 / Indonesia
At least this is the belief of the local Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, who is optimistic about the performance of Indonesia's footwear exports in the coming years

Indonesia targeting the top 3

Apr 10, 2018 / Indonesia
The country’s footwear production reached 1.185 billion pairs in 2016, making Indonesia the 4th largest manufacturer. Now, authorities are focused on moving the country's production capability to the big three

Indonesia's forecast for 2018

Jan 5, 2018 / Indonesia
Growth of Indonesian footwear exports is expected to remain below 10% year-on-year in 2018. At least this is the believe of Sigit Murwito, Executive Director of the Indonesian Footwear Association (Aprisindo)

Indonesian authorities call for quality, design and branding

Nov 9, 2017 / Indonesia
Ngakan Timur Antara, Head of the local Agency for Industrial Research and Development, said it is important for the country’s footwear industry to improve several attributes in order to claim a bigger share of the global footwear market

Footwear imports are on the high in Indonesia

May 30, 2017 / Indonesia
According to the Indonesia Investments Agency players in the country are concerned with the sharp growth of footwear imports. The growth rate of footwear imports is outpacing the growth of exports

Indonesian footwear exports expected to grow up to 10%

Apr 7, 2017 / Indonesia
At least that is the belief of APRISINDO, the Indonesian Footwear Association, which is forecasting footwear exports growth to be in the region of 5% to 10% in 2017

Indonesia considers rising tax on leather exports

Nov 29, 2016 / Indonesia
Several local media reported that the government may increase excise taxes on exports of unprocessed and semi-finished leather to restrict sales abroad. A serious matter given the local shortage of such raw material

Footwear industry in Indonesia with potential to double exports

Nov 22, 2016 / Indonesia
Eddy Widjanarko, Chairman of the Indonesian Footwear Association (Aprisindo), said local footwear factories are currently only operating at a utilization rate of between 50-60%

Footwear could benefit from UNIDO’s new programme in Indonesia

May 30, 2016 / Indonesia
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) has announced a new country programme for Indonesia. It will run in the period 2016-2020

Tax cuts proposed for footwear and textile companies in Indonesia

Dec 14, 2015 / Indonesia
The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has proposed income tax cuts to support the labor-intensive footwear and textile industries

New footwear factory in Indonesia will manufacture for Nike

May 1, 2015 / Indonesia
According to local news agencies the investment reached 60 million US dollars

Aprisindo alerts to the dangers of a weak rupiah

Mar 23, 2015 / Indonesia
Although the Indonesian authorities have been praising the weakening currency as an opportunity to boost exports, this feeling is not shared by the local footwear industry and their association
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