Footwear exports from Portugal increased by 8% to €1.70 billion in 2013, as per the data released by the Portuguese Association of Industrial Footwear, Components, Leather Goods and their Substitutes (APICCAPS).
Leatherbiz reports that the value of Tunisia’s leather-sector exports, including footwear, was 47.8% higher than the value of imports in 2013. Exports were worth US$645 million, while imports had a value of US$436.3 million last year.
The Footwear Chamber of Guanajuato State (CICEG) that is the joint organizer of the 3th World Footwear Congress (WFC) together with The European Footwear Confederation (CEC) is currently promoting this event internationally. Couromoda in Brazil and What’s Next in Paris were two events where the WFC was promoted and which will take place in Guanajuato on November 24th – 25th this year.