World Footwear


Venezuelan footwear industry calls for a financing plan

Premium ContentSep 18, 2023 / Venezuela
Following the 25th edition of the Latin American Footwear Forum, we spoke with the President of the Venezuelan Chamber of Footwear and Components (Cavecal), Tony di Benedetto, about the challenges and expectations of the country’s footwear industry

Venezuelan footwear production expected to grow by 20% in 2023

Jun 30, 2023 / Venezuela
Venezuelan footwear production may increase by about 20% this year, says Tony Di Benedetto, President of Cavecal, but growth can be compromised if industry and trade conditions do not improve

Venezuelan footwear production supplies 25% of domestic demand

Oct 21, 2022 / Venezuela
Despite encouraging figures concerning footwear production, CAVECAL notes that high production costs and bank financing restrictions are the main reasons holding footwear companies back

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

Singapore: most competitive economy

Jun 12, 2019 / Singapore
Singapore has ranked as the world’s most competitive economy for the first time since 2010, according to the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, as the United States slipped from the top spot and economic uncertainty took its toll on conditions in Europe

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

Venezuela orders stores to get into the Christmas spirit

Dec 10, 2016 / Venezuela
One of the world's highest inflation rate has led to a low level of disposable income for Venezuelans, in an economy struggling with chronic shortages of goods

Footwear industry in Venezuela hit with lack of hides

May 7, 2015 / Venezuela
The national footwear industry association Cavecal said that the quantity of country’s hides available for its members is not sufficient to fill the needs of the industry
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