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Industry News Friday 8th of July 2022
Local Brands of Sports and Casual Shoes in India Started Rising

Campus Activewear, the largest brand of sports and casual shoes in India, in the fiscal year 2021 (April 2021-March 2022), its sales volume and sales accounted for 17% and 25% of the market share.

Industry News Thursday 7th of July 2022
Brazil: Footwear Exports on the Rise

In the first five months of the year, Brazilian footwear exports increased in both volume and value. The footwear industry is benefiting from US demand for suppliers outside Asia. The data released by the Brazilian Footwear Industries Association (Abi…

Industry News Wednesday 6th of July 2022
Assomac and UITIC Partner for 2023 Congress

UITIC has announced that it will partner with Assomac for its 21st International Footwear Technology Congress in 2023.

Industry News Tuesday 5th of July 2022
Best May for Brazilian Footwear Employment since 2004

According to the latest data from The Brazilian Footwear Industry Association (Abicalados), 3,400 jobs were created in May 2022, the best for May since 2004. Abicalados has reported the latest MTE data, showing that 289,700 people were directly employ…

Industry News Friday 1st of July 2022
Bangladesh Leather Exports Surpass Strategic Target Set for the Year

From July 2021 to May 2022, overall leather exports totalled 1.11 billion US dollars, topping the strategic target set of 1.03 billion US dollars for the full financial year. In the first eleven months of the current fiscal year*, Bangladeshi leather …

Industry News Thursday 30th of June 2022
Tanners' Struggle for Survival

The gloomy look of the tanners during the days of Eid-ul-Azha in 2020 and 2021 still haunts many. Apart from them, these people include rawhide traders at different stages. In 2022, the enterprising villagers selling their cattle, cattle farm owners a…

Industry News Wednesday 29th of June 2022
Employment Level to Increase in the Footwear Industry

This is one of the main outcomes of the most recent edition of the World Footwear Business Conditions Survey. Access the complete report free of charge and read more about the expectations of our panel of international footwear experts. There is an ov…

Industry News Tuesday 28th of June 2022
What Rolling Back China Tariffs Could Mean for the Footwear Industry

President Biden is reportedly considering rolling back consumer duties on Chinese goods under the Section 301 tariffs that have contributed to rising prices on shoes and other basic consumer goods. Easing these tariffs, which were introduced by the Tr…

Industry News Monday 27th of June 2022
Real Leather, Stay Different heads to Scandinavia

The Real Leather, Stay Different student design competition has invited entries from students in the Nordic countries as part of the wider 2022 competition. Design students and recent graduates in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland have until June 30…

Industry News Friday 24th of June 2022
Calcutta Leather Complex Sees Light through Coronavirus Gloom

The coronavirus has badly hit exports of leather goods, from India’s Bantala Complex, but amidst the strain there has been hope, in the shape of fresh orders of industrial safety gear coming from the states. China has always been the main source of i…

Industry News Thursday 23rd of June 2022
Xingye Expects to Double Output of Hongxing Automobile Leather

Xingye Technology reported in its investor relations activity record that the company is committed to becoming a one-stop leather material supplier. In the past few years, it has made some reforms with market changes, and it achieved certain results i…

Industry News Tuesday 21st of June 2022
The District of Marche, Symbol of Resilience

Cruciality of the territorial dimensionRecent research shows that shoe manufacturing has very ancient origins. Even Boccaccio, the well-known Renaissance author of the “Decameron”, in the fifth short story of the eighth day mentions Italian shoes pr…

Industry News Wednesday 15th of June 2022
Footwear Industry Eyes $1b Export Target

Footwear manufacturers, while terming the ban on import of goods a right and wise decision, have expressed hope that the move will lead to 100% local shoe manufacturing over the coming years.“We have set the shoe export target at $1 billion for 2027,…

Industry News Tuesday 14th of June 2022
China’s 2021 Leather Shoes and Boots Output Down Slightly

In 2021, the output of leather shoes in China was 3.524 billion pairs, a year-on-year decrease of 0.5%.In 2021, the region with the largest output of leather shoes in China was 2.769 billion pairs in East China, accounting for 78.56% of the total outp…

Industry News Monday 13th of June 2022
Bangladesh Leather Exporters Get 40% Less due to Lack of Compliance

Bangladesh’s leather sector is unable to fully tap its potential and expand its footprint globally despite the domestic availability of raw materials due to lack of compliance. As a result, exporters are getting 30-40 per cent lower prices for their …