World Footwear


Spanish footwear industry with recovery signs in 2021

Nov 30, 2021 / Spain
Employment in the Spanish footwear and leather industry grew for the second consecutive time in October 2021. Footwear exports have also been experiencing a steady increase over the year

Brazilian footwear exports on soaring mode

Nov 25, 2021 / Brazil
In the first ten months of 2021, Brazilian footwear exports increased by 32.2%, totalling 712.4 million US dollars. In October alone, footwear exports generated 93.96 million US dollars

VF achieves 100% LWG-audited leather

Nov 23, 2021 / United States
The US apparel and footwear group, owner of brands such as Timberland and Vans, has published its fourth Made for Change sustainability and responsibility report

French footwear exports in growing mode

Nov 11, 2021 / France
In the first eight months of 2021, French footwear exports increased by 19%, totalling 2.58 billion euros, as compared to the same period of 2020. Leather goods exports have also grown by 34%

ACLE to be rescheduled to 2022

Nov 11, 2021 / China
The organisers of All China Leather Exhibition 2021 have taken the decision to reschedule the event, due to be held at the Shanghai New International. ACLE will now be held from the 31st of August to the 2nd of September in 2022

Footwear and leather industry in Pakistan continues to rise

Nov 1, 2021 / Pakistan
According to the latest data by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) during the first 3 months of the current fiscal year the leather manufacturers exports increased by 5.99% in value. Footwear up by 15.23%

Leather organizations unveil manifesto for COP26

Oct 29, 2021 / World
The signed manifesto calls on the leaders at the impending COP26 Summit, in Glasgow, to promote leather as a material that can contribute to reducing the world’s reliance on fossil fuels

Leather industry in Bangladesh continues the growth path

Oct 29, 2021 / Bangladesh
In the first three months of the new fiscal year, the leather industry in Bangladesh has reported growing exports in its categories. Other footwear (non-leather) with declining exports

Lineapelle to start one day earlier in 2022

Oct 28, 2021 / Italy
The organizers of Lineapelle announced an update for its edition scheduled for February 2022. The show will start on the 22nd of February allowing one day overlapping with Micam and Mipel

IULTCS EuroCongress 2022 will discuss the future of leather

Oct 27, 2021 / Italy
The third edition of the IULTCS EuroCongress, which will take place from the 18th to the 22nd of September 2022 in the Vicenza Convention Centre, takes shape as call for papers is underway

Leather organizations to disclose signed manifesto for COP26

Oct 14, 2021 / World
Ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, from the 31st of October to the 12th of November, leather organizations are joining forces to release a signed manifesto that emphasizes leather’s positive contribution to the environment

The Journey: get to know Portuguese Leather Goods

Oct 12, 2021 / Portugal
APICCAPS has just launched a new campaign for the leather goods sector. It is called The Journey. Watch the video here

Manuel Rios elected Cotance's President

Sep 29, 2021 / European Union
Cotance's Extraordinary Assembly General held in Milan unanimously elected Manuel Rios Navarro to guide Cotance for the next 2 years. Mr Rios is the CEO of INPELSA, a Spanish sheepskin tannery located in Canals (Valencia)

Pakistan exports of footwear and leather are on the rise

Sep 24, 2021 / Pakistan
According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics exports of leather products, tanned leather and footwear increased in the first two months of the new fiscal year

Bangladesh: leather industry grows in the first two months of the fiscal year

Sep 23, 2021 / Bangladesh
Although it is too early to spot a trend, in the firts two months of the new fiscal year, the leather industry in Bangladesh has reported growing exports in its categories. Other footwear (no leather) with declining exports
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