World Footwear


Vietnam footwear exports on the rise

Oct 31, 2017 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso, the local association, Vietnam’s footwear exports in the first half of the current year have reached 7.06 billion US dollars, a 13.2% increase from similar period last year

Vietnam and Tanzania looking to strengthen bilateral trade

Aug 18, 2017 / Vietnam
Government representatives from Vietnam and Tanzania urged for stronger trade and investment ties between the two countries. In their view, footwear can highly contribute to this

Vietnam with growing exports

Jul 25, 2017 / Vietnam
According to the General Department of Customs in Vietnam, in the first six months of the year, exports of footwear increased by 11% from similar period in 2016

New Italy-Vietnam footwear technology centre

Jul 18, 2017 / Vietnam
The facility, inaugurated at the Lefaso Centre in Binh Duong, was set up as part of a new collaboration between the two countries and aims to promote research and development of leather-shoe products

Footwear imports are on the high in Indonesia

May 30, 2017 / Indonesia
According to the Indonesia Investments Agency players in the country are concerned with the sharp growth of footwear imports. The growth rate of footwear imports is outpacing the growth of exports

Vietnamese brands aiming to conquer the local market

May 2, 2017 / Vietnam
Although the number of local brands is still very low companies are looking to conquer the potential of a 92 million people market

Vietnam is not concerned with the US dropping the TPP

Feb 21, 2017 / Vietnam
The Asian country is one of the main footwear producers and exporters, and the US the largest consumer market for shoes. In 2016 Vietnam's footwear exports to the US grew by 9%

Vietnam footwear exports up by 8%

Jan 31, 2017 / Vietnam
According to Lefaso, using statistics from the Vietnam’s Customs, footwear exports in 2016 are estimated to reach 13 billion US dollars, increasing by 8.3% from the previous year

Half a billion dollars' loss for American consumers

Jan 23, 2017 / United States
The words are from Matt Priest, President and CEO footwear association Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, reacting to the US withdrawal from the TPP signed today

Vietnam’s leather sector expects more pressure

Jan 20, 2017 / Vietnam
Estimates point to a single-digit export growth for the sector in 2016, as a result of political instability around the world and strong competition from other Asian footwear exporting countries

Vietnam’s footwear exports up by 6.0%

Nov 21, 2016 / Vietnam
Total footwear sales abroad in the first six months of the year reached 6.23 billion US dollars rising from a total of 5.88 billion US dollars for the same period in 2015

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

Taiwan consolidates investment in Vietnam

Jul 22, 2016 / Vietnam
According to local authorities, in the first semester of the current year, Vietnam has seen an expansion in production scale of Taiwan-based footwear firms

India and Vietnam to strengthen cooperation in the footwear industry

Jul 18, 2016 / India
M. Rafeeque Ahmed, Chairman of the Council for Leather Exports (CLE), has underlined the mutual benefits of a stronger partnership between the two nations

Footwear exports in Vietnam near the 5 billion US dollars

Jun 17, 2016 / Vietnam
The leather and footwear sector’s exports reached nearly 5 billion US dollars in the first five months of this year, up by 6% compared to similar period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade
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