Vietnam has become the largest footwear exporter to Brazil, accounting for 52.8 percent of that country's market share.
Pakistan’s leather sector registered export values of just over US$1.1 billion in the first 11 months of the financial year that has just ended
According to the Director of leather goods maker P M Tito’s, the import of cheap leather products is jeopardising the local manufacturers’ survival, job creation and lowering government revenues from the sector.
Tofail Ahmed, Minister of Commerce of Bangladesh, is asking to reduce the tax at source on exports of garment to a tolerable level.
The recent civil war in Sudan and the separation of the country into two states (Sudan and South Sudan) could also have had an impact on business in general in this country
Quiet European conditions persist with little business being transacted. The bright spot continues to be the bull sector due to automotive demand.