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Footwear in Russia – a country snapshot

Premium ContentMay 23, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Today, we bring you a new country snapshot, this time focusing on Russia. With a geographical area of 17 million km2, Russia is the largest country in the world and hosts 144.3 million people (2020). It is the fifth-largest economy in Europe, being one of the world’s leading producers of oil and natural gas, and a top exporter of metals such as steel and aluminum

Portuguese footwear exports grow by 25%

May 20, 2022 / Portugal
In the first quarter of 2022, Portugal exported 21 million pairs of shoes, worth 493 million euros. Footwear exports increased especially in extra-community markets

Indian leather exports increase by 33%

May 19, 2022 / India
Revenue from leather and leather products exports in the first eleven months of the year grew by 33.07% over the same period last year. Leather footwear exports contributed the most

France: footwear exports on the rise

May 13, 2022 / France
International trade data released by the French National Leather Council (Conseil National du Cuir or CNC) shows that footwear exports continued to grow at a faster rate than imports in 2021

Join the 6th edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey

Apr 6, 2022 / Business Conditions Survey
The WorldFootwear.com is asking all experts within the footwear industry to share their views on the current business situation. Join the new edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. We want to hear you!

Turkish footwear industry set on diversifying markets

Mar 23, 2022 / Turkey
Despite the threats posed by Russia’s war on Ukraine, Turkish footwear manufacturers remain optimistic about the future and look at Aymod as an opportunity for diversifying markets

Reve de Flo produces women’s shoes until size 46

Mar 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based footwear company, focused on the women’s segment, has surprised once more. It now produces large shoe sizes by consumer demand

Fashion brands halt sales in Russia

Mar 7, 2022 / World
Pressure has been mounting on the Fashion industry to cut off commercial trading with Russia in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February

Rouble tumbles following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Mar 2, 2022 / Russian Federation
On Tuesday, the rouble pared some of the previous day’s heavy losses, as it plunged around 29% against the dollar on Monday morning, an all-time low, under pressure on foreign markets from Western sanctions

France Retail: retailers more confident than consumers amid an uncertain environment

Premium ContentFeb 28, 2022 / World Footwear Reports
Although footwear retail sales in France have returned to pre-pandemic levels, the beginning of 2022 is being characterized by some uncertainty. Consumers’ mood has become more volatile towards the end of 2021, reaching minus 8 points in January, and rising inflation has not spared the sector. Nonetheless, retailers are proving to be more confident than consumers, displaying some insensitivity towards risks

BCC emphasizes difficulties associated with the EU Trade deal

Feb 25, 2022 / United Kingdom
A report from the British Chambers of Commerce shows that 71% of UK exporters think that the EU trade deal is not enabling them to grow or raise sales; it has increased costs, paperwork and delays

Bangladeshi leather exports ahead of strategic growth targets

Feb 17, 2022 / Bangladesh
In the first seven months of the current fiscal year, the Bangladeshi leather industry reported growth across all segments, generating a total revenue of 682.74 million US dollars

Turkish footwear exports reached 1 billion US dollars in 2021

Feb 15, 2022 / Turkey
The record figure reflects an increase of 22.9%, as compared to 2020. Turkish footwear industry is benefiting from demand for suppliers located close by to Europe

Japan Retail: retail recovery didn't take place and confidence might be endangered if prices go up

Premium ContentDec 9, 2021 / World Footwear Reports
The expected retail boost from the Olympic games never took place in Japan, and the retail index is still below the normal pace registered before the pandemic. With the lifting of the State of Emergency things are expected to improve. If retailers are still lacking confidence, consumers seem to have improved their mood. However, with a rising expecting about the growth of prices, this could negatively impact the good mood of consumers and further deteriorate the confidence of retailers

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
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