Footwear manufacturing in Mexico has 400 years of history. The State of Guanajuato is the leading footwear manufacturing Mexican state, representing 70% of the domestic footwear production.
According to data provided in 2011 by INEGI (The National Institute of Statistics and Geography) and CICEG (Mexican Footwear Chamber), Mexico has 7,981 footwear manufacturers producing an average of 244 million pairs of shoes.
Footwear manufacturing in Mexico advantages
We have listed a total of 6 advantages to manufacture footwear in Mexico.
1. Favorable location
Leon City and Guanajuato State is well connected through highways with the rest of the country. Mexico’s infrastructure and roads are of a high standard. There are currently 45 USA-Mexico border crossings with 330 ports of entry.
Guanajuato has an international airport with 250 weekly inbound flights …