World Footwear

World Footwear Yearbook

Portuguese exports grow for 8 consecutive years

Jan 4, 2018 / Portugal
Since 2010 Portuguese footwear exports increased by 50% from 1 297 million euros in that year to a new record of 1 923 million euros in 2016. In the first half of 2017 positive growth continued

Japanese imports slow down

Jan 2, 2018 / Japan
The Japanese market is one of the most important ones for footwear companies. Imports of footwear by this Asian country registered a decline of 5.1% in the first semester of 2017

Signs of recovery in Brazil

Dec 30, 2017 / Brazil
One of the largest footwear producers is still very closed to international trade and focused on its internal market. Notwithstanding, in the first half of the year Brazilian exports grew in volume and value. Production is on a growing trend as well

Largest footwear importer slows down

Dec 26, 2017 / United States
The world’s largest importer, the US, reduced its imports in 2016. The trend continues with a slight decrease in value terms (-1.7%) occurred in the first semester of the current year

The recovery of Russian imports

Dec 5, 2017 / Russian Federation
In the first semester of 2017, footwear imports by Russia increased by 41.9% in volume and by 32.6% in value. After the growth registered in 2016, the country seems to be on the recovery path

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

Indian footwear exports slow down

Mar 28, 2017 / India
The second largest footwear producer has registered a drop in exports in the first half of 2017. Declines in most of the country's main destination markets
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