• Hermès revenue passes the 5 billion euros mark
  • Hermès revenue passes the 5 billion euros mark
  • Update :Tuesday, 3-28-2017
  • The group announced consolidated revenue for 2016 of 5.202 million euros, up by 7.5% (current exchange rates). Net profit increased by 13%, totaling 1.100 million euros
  • Pou Chen with drop in sales
  • Pou Chen with drop in sales
  • Update :Monday, 3-27-2017
  • The Taiwanese-based company and manufacturer for major international footwear brands has reported year to date sales. By the end of February consolidated sales of the company were down by 6%
    • Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations
    • Kenya and Bangladesh to strengthen trade relations
    • Update :Friday, 3-17-2017
    • According to the Leathergoods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exports Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) the African country is focusing in the Bangladeshi Leather sector
      • theMicam closes with increasing number of visitors
      • theMicam closes with increasing number of visitors
      • Update :Thursday, 3-16-2017
      • The 83rd edition of the international footwear exhibition closed with a total of 44.610 visitors (an increase of 5%)
        • Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%
        • Brazilian footwear exports grow by 5%
        • Update :Wednesday, 3-15-2017
        • According to the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association (Abicalçados) in February, footwear exports totaled 9.16 million pairs, generating 81.54 million US dollars, down by 6.8% in volume, but growing by 5% in value
          • Vans with 50 000 US dollars high school program
          • Vans with 50 000 US dollars high school program
          • Update :Friday, 2-3-2017
          • The US-based footwear manufacturer is sponsoring its eighth annual Vans Custom Culture art competition, inviting high school art students to embrace creativity
            • Jimmy Choo with record revenue
            • Jimmy Choo with record revenue
            • Update :Thursday, 2-2-2017
            • The famous designer house reported sales growing by 15% in 2016, helped by strong growth in Asia, continued solid growth in Europe and Japan and improving trends in US retail
              • Taiwan’s top shoemaker Pou Chen expanding in Vietnam ahead of TPP: report
              • Taiwan’s top shoemaker Pou Chen expanding in Vietnam ahead of TPP: report
              • Update :Tuesday, 11-24-2015
              • Pou Chen Corp, the world’s largest contract shoemaker, has become the latest Taiwanese manufacturer to shift its focus to Vietnam in anticipation of favourable tariffs brought by a Pacific Rim trade deal.
                • Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Text Released
                • Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement Text Released
                • Update :Tuesday, 11-10-2015
                • The Trans-Pacific Partnership is moving ahead again. After five years of waiting and big debate about the degree of secrecy surrounding the negotiations, the text of the largest global trade deal is public.
                  • WTO: Some Members not ready to start discussions on increased transparency in services
                  • WTO: Some Members not ready to start discussions on increased transparency in services
                  • Update :Monday, 11-2-2015
                  • Several WTO members, citing different concerns, said at a meeting of the Working Party on Domestic Regulation on 28 October that they were not prepared to start discussing what some consider a potential outcome for the Nairobi Ministerial Conference: to increase transparency in the services sector, in particular in “Domestic Regulation”. Chairman Eog-Weon LEE from Korea will consult with delegations on a potential way forward.
                    • ASEAN Economic Community brings benefits
                    • ASEAN Economic Community brings benefits
                    • Update :Monday, 11-2-2015
                    • Even though the Asean Economic Community (AEC) is just two months away from being launched, there has been scepticism associated with Asean leaders’ ability to bring the AEC into fruition. Despite the benefits that the AEC may bring to Asean, domestic challenges still remain. In spite of the hurdles that the grouping may face, it is imperative that the association remain committed to regional integration.
                      • International Footwear Forum announced
                      • International Footwear Forum announced
                      • Update :Monday, 12-29-2014
                      • On the last day of the 2014 edition of the World Footwear Congress, Jean Pierre Renaudin, CEC’s President announced the launch of an International Footwear Forum to reinforce dialogue and commitment between worldwide footwear associations and confederations.
                        • The global footwear industry growth but quite challenging
                        • The global footwear industry growth but quite challenging
                        • Update :Thursday, 12-11-2014
                        • The global footwear industry is expected to grow 4-5%, to nearly $ 200 billion in the coming year as the global economy is stable, with demand for top brands such as Nike or Steve Madden Sale increase.
                          • Brazilian leather exports: February, 2014
                          • Brazilian leather exports: February, 2014
                          • Update :Monday, 3-17-2014
                          • The extremely positive performance of Brazilian leather sales to the external market has proven to be of crucial relevance for the improvement of the Brazilian trade balance in the last few months, says the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC).
                            • Japan Leather and Leather goods industry results in Nov., 2013
                            • Japan Leather and Leather goods industry results in Nov., 2013
                            • Update :Monday, 2-10-2014
                            • Production of tanning is 147,000 sheets (+5.5% year to year basis). Production of leather shoes is 1,240,000 pairs (-5.2% year to year basis). Production of rubber and plastic footwear is 1,524,000 pairs (+1.8% year to year basis)
                              • Brazilian leather: 2013 exports reach a historical record
                              • Brazilian leather: 2013 exports reach a historical record
                              • Update :Thursday, 1-9-2014
                              • The end of 2013 brought a historical number to the Brazilian leather industry: US$ 2,508 billion. That is the total value of leather and skins exports throughout the year, an all time record. The value exceeds in 20,7% the accumulated number of the previous year, according to analysis from the Department of Intelligence of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industries (CICB), and with preliminary data from the Department of Foreign Trade – Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC).
                                • Japan Leather and Leather goods industry results in Oct., 2013
                                • Japan Leather and Leather goods industry results in Oct., 2013
                                • Update :Monday, 12-30-2013
                                • JAPAN LEATHER AND LEATHER GOODS INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION (JLIA) reported about the results in Oct., 2013
                                  • Brazilian leather: 2013 exports already surpass 2012
                                  • Brazilian leather: 2013 exports already surpass 2012
                                  • Update :Monday, 12-9-2013
                                  • Even before the end of 2013, exports of Brazilian hides and skins have already surpassed the value registered in 2012.
                                    • World footwear production stabilized in 2012
                                    • World footwear production stabilized in 2012
                                    • Update :Tuesday, 11-12-2013
                                    • One of the major conclusions of the new document is that the worlds footwear production stabilized at 21 billion pairs in 2012. Last year, China has strengthened its position as the largest producer in the world, now providing a share of 63 % of the total production (60.5 % in 2011) as a result of the manufacture of 13,300 million pairs of shoes.
                                      • Brazilian leather exports: October 2013
                                      • Brazilian leather exports: October 2013
                                      • Update :Tuesday, 11-12-2013
                                      • Despite the positive numbers, the executive president of the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), José Fernando Bello, raises an important question: with the Brazilian exclusion in the European Union Generalised Scheme of Preferences (SGP), planned to January of next year, Brazilian leather may very well see its competitiveness in the international market compromised.

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