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Central America - Tighter footwear links between Mexico and Guatemala

Mexico is to increase exports of footwear to Guatemala following the first Guanajuato-Guatemala Enterprise Group Summit

06 Oct 2015

Innovation - Indian researchers convert fleshings into soling material

Researchers in India have developed a use for the fleshings from tannery waste, converting them into a material that can be used to make soles, reports international news site Leatherbiz.

25 Jun 2015

Footwear - Country-of-origin labelling hits stalemate

The long-running debate over whether footwear in Europe should be labelled with its country of origin appears to have hit a stalemate now Italy’s presidency of the Council of the European Union has been handed over, reports Leatherbiz

02 Mar 2015

Counterfeiting - Fake branded shoes not the same quality of originals

The shoe industry is suffering significant loss of revenues due to the rampant selling of fake branded shoes.

02 Mar 2015

United States of America - FDRA publishes US footwear imports ranking

The Footwear Distributors and Retailers Association of America (FDRA) published its annual list ranking the ten largest footwear manufacturing countries importing into the US market. The so-called Power Rnakings.

02 Mar 2015

Colombia - Good results for leather and footwear producers

Leatherbiz reports that Colombian leather industry association Acicam has reported that production of leather and finished products in the South American country increased by 7.2% in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period the year before.

27 Oct 2014
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