Footwear Industry Analysis – global footwear market valued at 326,500 million dollars in 2013

According to data obtained from PROMEXICO (Mexican Government Organization to Promote Exports), the global footwear industry has increased year by year. It was one of the less hurt industries during the world economic crisis from 2008 to 2009.

The footwear industry analysis tells us this industry has increased 3.7% in the year of 2012, reaching sales of 256,600 million dollars. It’s envisioned that the global footwear market will have a value of 326,500 million dollars, with a growth of 21.8% since 2013.

Top Countries Importing and Exporting Footwear

Talking about footwear exports in the world, it’s interesting to know that 65% of the world exports are made by the following 5 countries :

1. China 2. Italy 3. Vietnam 4. Hong Kong 5. Germany

As for footwear imports

8 Tips for Buyers Attending SAPICA Footwear Trade Show 2014 in Mexico

SAPICA is the leading trade show of mexican footwear in Mexico and Latin America. This footwear trade show takes place in the city of Leon in Mexico. Every entrepreneur or sourcing manager in the leather and footwear industry should attend SAPICA and look for new business opportunities. New design and fashion are important elements of the mexican footwear. Here are 8 tips for buyers attending SAPICA footwear trade show 2014.

Footwear trade show tips

1. Pre Register. Pre register in advance to avoid long lines and confusion.

2. Pre Trade Show Planning.

3. Get Local Help. It’s always a good option to look for experienced and professional local help. Get help if you are new to SAPICA footwear trade show, if you had bad …