World Footwear

Leather

Bangladesh with leather exports off target

Apr 18, 2019 / Bangladesh
Export revenues in the first nine months of the current financial year declined by 9% for the wider leather industry in Bangladesh, reaching just over 770 million US dollars

A successful World Footwear Congress

Apr 9, 2019 / CEC
The sixth edition of the World Footwear Congress took place last week in Naples, located in an European region with high footwear industry representation. The debate focused on themes under the topic Digitalisation for a sustainable footwear industry

Pan African leather fair to be held in Egypt

Mar 20, 2019 / Egypt
Informa Exhibitions have announced the launch of Pan African Leather Fair to be held in June 2020, in Cairo. Powered by APLF, the exhibition will be the definitive event for the leather industry in the Middle East and Africa

Sustainability to the fore at APLF

Mar 15, 2019 / Hong Kong
Sustainability cuts across all sectors so it is not just sustainability and leather. The 4 events taking place in Hong Kong these days are all drawn together and linked not only by materials, manufacturing, components and fashion applications but by sustainability itself

The APLF fairs kicked-off today in Hong Kong

Mar 13, 2019 / Hong Kong
APLF Leather & Materials, Fashion Access and Cashmere World opened its doors to the public. The trade fairs have a parallel programme of seminars, workshops and talks. The Global Footwear Executive Summit was held yesterday in the same venue

Vietnam: footwear exports up by 10.5%

Feb 19, 2019 / Vietnam
The Asian country continues to step up its footwear exports, while it absorbs some of the business moving away from China. In 2018 Vietnam's exports crossed the 16 million US dollars threshold and growth reached double digit

Tomorrow’s challenges by Victor Luis

Feb 18, 2019 / United States
We spoke with Mr. Luis about the current state of the accessories market and the fashion world and went over the challenging momentum of today's markets. That was the starting point to go on a reflection about tomorrow's main challenges within the fashion industry

Leather sector in India to benefit from shifting businesses

Feb 4, 2019 / India
The Indian leather sector is expecting businesses to shift away from China and other locations with higher labour costs. They also want to lower exposure from volatile market conditions and are looking for alternative markets

India: new Chairman for the CLE

Jan 23, 2019 / India
P. R. Aqeel Ahmed is the new Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports with effect from the 17th of January onwards

Portuguese footwear strengthens digital focus

Jan 23, 2019 / Portugal
The CTCP, Portuguese Footwear Technological Centre, promoted an event to present new technologies for the local footwear cluster, developed through projects integrated in its digital strategy

India: leather industry aiming at 5%-6% growth

Jan 21, 2019 / India
The leather-based industry in India is anticipating registering a growth rate of 5% to 6% in exports for the current fiscal year, 2018-19, according to the Council for Leather Exports

Footwear is good news in Bangladesh

Jan 15, 2019 / Bangladesh
According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh, in the first 5 months of the year exports revenue of the leather and footwear industries as a whole underperformed according to the targets set. However, exports of footwear managed to grow in the period

Youzme and let's play

Jan 15, 2019 / Portugal
Get to know a Portuguese-based brand of kids footwear, headquartered in the north of the country where the local footwear industry has its deep roots. Youzme was born within Liago, a company with roughly 3 decades of experience in this industry

Inspiramais starts in São Paulo

Jan 15, 2019 / Brazil
The event representing the official launch of materials and products developed during the last months started today in the Pro Magno Events Centre, in the Brazilian city

Leather industry in India: clashes over definition of finished products

Jan 9, 2019 / India
Semi-finished leather makers asked permission for the exports of their products to be treated as finished leather with a view to increase the business. Leather garment and footwear manufacturers reacted immediately
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