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Trade War

EU-Japan EPA: how to determine the rule of origin for Footwear?

Premium ContentJan 28, 2020 / European Union
To benefit from the European Union (EU) - Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) preferential tariff rates, the product needs to be originating in Japan or the EU

EU-Vietnam FTA gets green light in trade committee

Jan 24, 2020 / European Union
The Committee on International Trade gave its consent to the free trade agreement (FTA) by 29 votes, six votes against and five abstentions and recommends that the EP Plenary should do the same

EU-Japan EPA: a practical guide for footwear companies

Premium ContentJan 21, 2020 / European Union
The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan entered into force last year creating the largest open trade zone in the world. Today we bring you a practical guide for footwear companies

US and China sign new deal

Jan 16, 2020 / United States
Representatives from the two countries have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has disturbed the global markets and is impacting the global economy. However, many fear this won't stop the tensions

US-China trade deal reached

Dec 13, 2019 / United States
The US announced an agreement on a "phase one" trade deal with China on Friday, 13th of December

AAFA remains concerned with tariffs war

Oct 17, 2019 / United States
Despite the announcement by the Trump Administration to pause tariff rate increases, the American Apparel & Footwear Association remains concerned

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

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

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

Weyco with mixed quarter results

Aug 9, 2019 / United States
The Wilwaukee-based group announced financial results for the quarter ended on the 30th of June 2019. Net sales for the period down by 1%

Vietnam is already taking advantage of the US-China trade war

Aug 5, 2019 / Vietnam
As the trade war between the two countries enters a new chapter, the worldfootwear.com spoke to Nguyen Duc Thuan, Chairman of Lefaso, the Vietnamese footwear association, to discuss this and other hot topics of the industry
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