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Mexico

Mexico: footwear industry expects to close 2021 with growth

Dec 1, 2021 / Mexico
The Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato (CICEG) forecasts that the footwear industry will close the year with growth of 25%, on a comparable basis to 2020

Mexico increases exports of footwear components to Brazil

Nov 3, 2021 / Mexico
In the first nine months of 2021, Mexico’s exports of footwear components to Brazil totalled 75 535 US dollars. This reflects an increase of 43.4%, as compared to the similar period of 2020

China’s share in footwear production down by 13% in a decade

Oct 5, 2021 / World
China is the unquestionable leader in footwear production, having achieved a share in the world total of 54.3% in 2020. This translated into more than 11 billion pairs produced by China last year. However, in a decade, the share of China in global footwear production was down by 13%, corresponding to more than 8 percentage points lost and going down from a 62.4% share in 2010

Steve Madden shifts production from China to Mexico and Brazil

Aug 5, 2021 / United States
Driven by recent supply chain disruptions, American footwear brand Steve Madden has relocated about half of its women’s production to Mexico and Brazil from China. According to Business of Fashion (BoF) this will impact the Fall Season collection

Sales of clothing and footwear down by almost 30% in Mexico

Dec 11, 2020 / Mexico
Data is from Servytur's Center for Economic and Trade Studies (CEECS) and highlights a massive hit of the pandemic in the clothing and footwear sales in Mexico. El Heraldo reports

Industrial production re-starts in Guanajuato

Jun 3, 2020 / Mexico
According to elsoldeleon.com.mx more than 600 thousand workers returned to work this Monday in the Guanajuato region, in central Mexico

Mexico: 80% of footwear companies lost more than 51% revenue

Premium ContentMay 26, 2020 / Mexico
As footwear is not considered an essential sector, the industry is living with the suspension of activities and facing cancellations of purchase orders, liquidity issues and reduction in demand

Latin America: footwear associations raise their concerns

Apr 30, 2020 / Latin America
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela got together and issued a statement with their concerns arising from the impact of Covid-19 on the footwear industry

Mexico: early stages of Covid-19

Premium ContentMar 24, 2020 / Mexico
Mexico is still at the beginning of the epidemic diffusion and footwear factories continue to operate in the country. We spoke with Prospecta to understand how the situation is evolving

How Covid-19 is being felt in Africa and Latin America

Premium ContentMar 19, 2020 / Coronavirus - Covid19
While countries in Europe seem to be in the midst of the pandemic, Africa and Latin America are facing the early stages of the Covid-19 diffusion in their territories

Mexico: imports from Brazil growing by more than 60%

Jan 21, 2020 / Mexico
Data gathered by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados) reveals that in 2019 sales of Brazilian footwear to Mexico increased by 62.5% in value and by 74.4% in value

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

Sales increase for Asics North America

Aug 20, 2019 / America
The second quarter of 2019 for Asics North America registered positive regional growth year-over-year and increased traffic to both online e-commerce and retail channels. This marks the second consecutive quarter of growth for Asics North America

Nike Flex partnership ends

Jan 14, 2019 / Mexico
Back in October Flex's management confirmed that both parts have agreed to terminate Nike's footwear manufacturing operation in Guadalajara by the end of 2018

Suppliers of the footwear sector in Mexico focus on the Industry 4.0

Sep 27, 2018 / Mexico
Members of APIMEX, the National Association of Suppliers for the Footwear Industry are gathering in Puerto Vallarta until the 30th of September to discuss the development of the footwear, textile and clothing sector in Mexico
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