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World Footwear Yearbook

Find out about where footwear exports are concentrated

Premium ContentOct 1, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Footwear exports are heavily concentrated in Asia and Europe, and this concentration grew slightly over the last decade. Read these and many other relevant facts on the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook

Vietnam almost doubled its market share over the last decade

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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

Textile footwear represents one third of all traded footwear

Premium ContentSep 15, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The steep increase in the importance of textile footwear has been a remarkable feature of the evolution of international footwear trade over the last decade. Read all about it in the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook launched by APICCAPS

Footwear production increased by 21.2% over the last decade

Premium ContentSep 8, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook launched by APICCAPS

China with declining market share

Premium ContentSep 1, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
In 2019, the Asian country was the source for almost two out of every three pairs of shoes exported. However, China's market share has been declining. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook launched by APICCAPS

Ground your business decisions in the industry trends

Premium ContentSep 1, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS (Portuguese Footwear Association) presents you the best analysis of the footwear industry main trends in 2019

Footwear production increased by 21.2% in a decade

Aug 14, 2020 / World Footwear Reports
Worldwide footwear production has increased by 21.2% since 2010 at an average yearly growth rate of 2.2%. This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook recently launched by APICCAPS

US remains by far the world’s largest importer of footwear

Premium ContentAug 11, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
This is one of the conclusions of the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook, recently published by APICCAPS and containing a deep analysis of the footwear industry in 2019. The publication also contains Country Profiles for 84 markets

Asia dominates exports but Europe increased market share over the last decade

Premium ContentAug 10, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
The Asian continent was the origin of most exports in 2019, with a world share of 83.9%. Asia’s export share has decreased slightly over the last decade, as is also the case with every continent but Europe

Footwear production with new record of 24.3 billion pairs

Aug 4, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Just before the outbreak of COVID-19, the footwear industry has set a new production record. In 2019, worldwide, 24.3 billion pairs of shoes have been produced. Data is taken from the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS

Asia accounts for more than half of global consumption

Aug 3, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
Asia’s consumption accounts for more than half of the grand total. Over the last decade Asia’s demographic and economic dynamism has been responsible for a rise of 9 percentage points in its share of world consumption

2020 Yearbook: The footwear industry was already in slowdown before the COVID-19 pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook
2019 saw a worldwide slowdown in the footwear industry. That slowdown will certainly continue throughout 2020, given the reality of COVID-19. In 2019 footwear production and exports grew by 0.6% and 0.1%, respectively. Data are taken from the World Footwear 2020 Yearbook just released by APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear Association

The World Footwear 2020 Yearbook

Jul 7, 2020 / World Footwear Yearbook

COVID-19 will impact the way the footwear supply chain is organised

Premium ContentApr 21, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear' experts panel, gathering specialists from all over the world, believes that the Covid-19 crisis will result in a re-thinking of the supply chain and the way it is organized

Footwear consumption to decline 22.5% in 2020

Premium ContentApr 13, 2020 / Business Conditions Survey
The World Footwear' experts panel, gathering specialists from all over the world, is foreseeing a drop in global footwear consumption of 22.5% in the current year
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