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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

Taiwan - Footwear manufacturer to invest in Dominican Republic

The Taiwanese shoe maker. General Shoes, is to invest US$10 million in the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic to set up a production facility in the next three years.

27 Oct 2014

China - Steady export data for leather sector

In the first half of 2014 there was positive data for China’s leather exports.

24 Oct 2014

Footwear - Brown Shoe Company invests in Jack Erwin

Brown Shoe Company has pumped in investments into Jack Erwin, a men’s brand that offers high-quality, handmade men’s shoes directly to consumers.
22 Sep 2014

International Trade - Vietnam to benefit from ASEAN Economic Community

Vietnamese footwear exports will enjoy a zero tariff once the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is established in late 2015, making room for producers to expand their markets and access new materials.
18 Sep 2014

Footwear - Middle East gets taste for Brazilian shoes

Brazil exported $35.16 million worth of shoes to the Middle East in the first seven months of the year, according to the Brazilian Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, reports international news site Leatherbiz.
15 Sep 2014
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