World Footwear

International Trade

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

Bangladesh: exports performance above target set

Oct 8, 2019 / Bangladesh
The country’s leather industry registered a total of 106.10 million US dollars’ worth of exporting revenue in the first month of the new financial year. The target set was exceeded

Pakistan with double-digit growth in exports

Oct 8, 2019 / Pakistan
The Asian country started a new financial year with a positive performance for its footwear exports. Double digit increase in volume and value was registered

World Footwear Yearbook content: Top exporters

Oct 7, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
Despite all the movements in the footwear industry and the instability felt in the markets, in 2018 the list of main footwear exporters remained similar to the previous year. Data is from the World Footwear Yearbook 2019

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

Micam 88 closes with 44 076 visitors

Sep 19, 2019 / Italy
The latest edition of MICAM, the international footwear exhibition promoted by Assocalzaturifici, came to a close yesterday at the Rho Fiera Milano. The event was attended by 44 076 trade visitors

Brazil grows exports to the US

Sep 11, 2019 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados 9.47 million pairs of Brazilian shoes were sold abroad in August, 7.4% more than in the same month of 2018. The US is the main destination for Brazilian exports

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

World Footwear Yearbook 2019: rebalancing Europe and Asia

Aug 6, 2019 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear Yearbook 2019 has been published by APICCAPS and it contains the main highlights of the industry in 2018, which can be immediately incorporated in the strategy of global footwear companies
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