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COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam threats footwear exports

Aug 3, 2021 / Vietnam
Strict lockdown measures to suppress Vietnam’s outbreak of COVID-19 threatens to lead to a decline in footwear exports in the second half of 2021. Companies such as Nike are already facing supply chain disruptions

Pou Chen suspends production at Vietnam plant

Jul 15, 2021 / Vietnam
One of Nike and Adidas most well-known suppliers of footwear, suspended operations at its plant in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday as a strong wave of COVID-19 hits the city

Dependence on FDI of Vietnam exports raises worries

Apr 21, 2021 / Vietnam
In the first quarter of the year, the country reached an estimated export turnover of 77.34 billion US dollars, an increase of 22% from the first quarter of 2020. The FDI sector accounted for 76.3%

How is COVID-19 impacting the footwear industry in different countries?

Premium ContentJan 26, 2021 / World
With the world fast approaching 100 million cases of infected people and with vaccination now in place in several countries, we did a round of conversations with footwear associations across the world to understand what the current situation of the footwear industry is in their countries, and to learn where and in what conditions are footwear stores open

Lefaso: no disruption of footwear production in Vietnam

Premium ContentJan 25, 2021 / Vietnam
The impacts of the pandemic were felt in 2020, firstly with the disruption of material supply chains and then with the cancelation of orders from the US and EU, which result in a drop in exports of 20%. Now, according to the local footwear association the situation is under control

Brazilian footwear claims anti-dumping against Vietnam and Indonesia

Jan 13, 2021 / Brazil
According to Abicalçados, the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abicalçados), anti-dumping is high on the agenda for 2021, with the renewal of the existing duty over Chinese products, and its expansion to Vietnam and Indonesia

The world's largest trade agreement

Nov 20, 2020 / World
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was signed by China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, plus ten Southeast Asian economies, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Burma, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

5th Vietnam Footwear Summit 2020 will be Held in Ho Chi Minh

Nov 18, 2020 / Vietnam
Changing supply chain of global footwear industry in the era of COVID-19 and impact of trade policies will be on focus on the Summit to be held, both online and offline, in December

Vietnam’s rise in footwear trade

Premium ContentNov 12, 2020 / Vietnam
The World Footwear’s Panel of Experts is forecasting Vietnam’s share of footwear exports to reach 11.5% in 2025. Last year Vietnam exported roughly 1.4 billion pairs of shoes

Vietnam almost doubled its market share over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 22, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
While China's market share has been steadily declining over the last decade, Vietnam, the second largest exporter, is moving in the opposite direction. Read these and many other relevant facts on the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook

Vietnam's footwear exports down by 6.7%

Jul 8, 2020 / Vietnam
According to Xinhua, citing the Ministry of Industry and Trade, in the period run from January 2020 to June 2020 Vietnam registered 8.1 billion US dollars of footwear exports revenue, resulting in a decline of 6.7% year-on-year

European Union Vietnam FTA ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly

Jun 11, 2020 / Vietnam
On the 8th of June, Vietnam’s National Assembly ratified the European Union Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)

India: leather industry asks the Government for a lockdown exit plan

May 1, 2020 / India
One of the key players in the leather industry is now asking the Government to set a plan for the sector once the lockdown is exited next week. The Council for Leather Exports is urging for measures

Pou Chen: Vietnam operations suspended for two days

Apr 15, 2020 / Vietnam
The world’s largest manufacturer of athletic shoes, has been ordered to suspend production at its Pouyuen Vietnam business over Covid-19 concerns

Covid-19: level of disruption rises in Vietnam

Premium ContentApr 13, 2020 / Vietnam
The country has less than 300 reported cases and no deaths resulting from Covid-19 but the impacts in the footwear industry are noticeable, and Intensive Social Distancing is currently in place
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