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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

Crocs to outsource all manufacturing

Sep 10, 2018 / United States
The US-based company famous for its clogs, has announced it is closing its last facility and going forward will outsorce all production

Mexico: focus on international development

Dec 20, 2017 / Mexico
Back in November the Mexican authorities have underlined their commitment to promote the region of Guanajuato as an important hub for the worldwide footwear industry

Flex’s new factory to add thousands of jobs

Dec 1, 2017 / Mexico
The multinational manufacturer expects to create 6 000 jobs at its new plant in Jalisco. The new factory will be dedicated to make high-tech footwear for Nike

Footwear exports down in Mexico

Oct 10, 2017 / Mexico
According to COFOCE, the Guanajuato-based Agency for External Trade Promotion, value of footwear exports fell by 11.23% during the first seven months of the current year

Latin American footwear industry gathered in Chile

Aug 1, 2017 / Chile
Delegates from different local and national sectorial organizations gathered in Santiago to discuss the pressing issues impacting the footwear industry in the region

Footwear industry in Mexico faces shortage of workers

May 22, 2017 / Mexico
The industry in Jalisco faces a deficit of roughly 2 000 trained workers. At least, that is the belief of the CICEJ's new President, José Isabel Arias Frías

GDP of the footwear sector falls by 7.1% in Mexico

Dec 19, 2016 / Mexico
According to local sources, during the current year the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the footwear industry registered a drop of 7.1%

Vietnam is the new challenge for the Mexican footwear industry

Oct 6, 2016 / Mexico
That is the belief of the Chamber of the Footwear Industry of the State of Guanajuato (CICEG), which presented a new study on the TPP impacts on the footwear industry in Mexico
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