The European Footwear Industry

A handicrafted and yet a contemporary industry...

...full of creativity and design...

...a key part of the fashion industry...

...a key part of the fashion industry...

...constantly adapting to new trends and demographics through advanced techonologies...

...concerned about safety...

...durability and high standards...

...ensuring consumer’s health and comfort...

...respecting the environment...

...delighting consumers with innovative business approaches...

...and always looking ahead and towards differentiation.

Statistics

Valuable Sectorial Information about the Worldwide Footwear Industry

World Footwear is an initiative of APICCAPS, the Portuguese Footwear, Components and Leather Goods Manufacturers’ Association, and it includes two communication channels:

  • An electronic platform with updated industry news
  • An annual edition of the World Footwear Yearbook

The World Footwear website is updated daily with articles relating to the footwear sector, with particular emphasis on production, trade and market dynamics, as well as relevant information about footwear companies.

Within the website an updated calendar of events, covering the main dates for the industry, is available and can be subscribed and synchronized with the user’s favorite calendar application.

On the back of the news platform a weekly newsletter with the most up-to-date articles is distributed all over the world.

The World Footwear Yearbook is a comprehensive report that analyses the main trends within the footwear sector around the world. The aim of the publication is to analyze the position of relevant countries of the footwear industry in terms of different variables (Production, Exports, Imports and Consumption) and to evaluate the strategic positioning of the different sector players.

Order the World Footwear Yearbook here

 

2016

The yearbook includes a deep analysis of the world footwear performance in 2015, focusing on the distribution of the worldwide footwear production and consumption by continent. International trade relations are another key element of the study, which also presents the top ten footwear producers, consumers, exports and importers.

Sections about the dynamics of international trade and geographical patterns follow, with special highlight to the share of each continent in international trade and average prices.

Exports are analysed in detail, and a top 5 of exporters by continent is included. The yearbook also presents the key players of industry by product type. 

Dozens of country profiles are included, with a new record of 79 markets presented in detail, allowing a further understanding of the industry within each one of the main industry players.

Oder the 2016 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here

Electronic: Buy it here

Electronic + paper: Buy it here

To access a free of charge document containing a snapshot with the key findings of the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook please follow the link available here (at the centre of the page)

 

 

2015

The yearbook includes a deep analysis of the world footwear performance in 2014, focusing on the distribution of the worldwide footwear production and consumption by continent. International trade relations are another key element of the study, which also presents the top ten footwear producers, consumers, exports and importers.

Sections about the dynamics of international trade and geographical patterns follow, with special highlight to the share of each continent in international trade and average prices.

Exports are analysed in detail, and a top 5 of exporters by continent is included. The yearbook also presents the key players of industry by product type. 

Dozens of country profiles are included, with a new record of 79 markets presented in detail, allowing a further understanding of the industry within each one of the main industry players.

 

Order the 2015 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here

Electronic: Buy it here

Electronic + paper: Buy it here

To access a free of charge document containing a snapshot with the key findings of the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook please follow the link (at the middle of the page).

 

2014

The yearbook includes a deep analysis of the world footwear performance in 2013, focusing on the distribution of the worldwide footwear production and consumption by continent. International trade relations by continent are a key element of the study, which also presents the top ten footwear producers, consumers, exports and importers.

Sections about the dynamics of international trade and geographical patterns follow, with special highlight to the share of each continent in international trade and average prices.

Exports are analysed in detail, and a top 5 of exporters by continent is included. The yearbook also presents the key players of industry by product type. 

Dozens of country profiles are included, allowing a further understanding of the industry within each one of the main industry players.

 

Order the 2014 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here

Electronic: Buy it here

Electronic + paper: Buy it here

To access a free of charge document containing a snapshot with the key findings of the latest edition of the World Footwear Yearbook please follow the link.

 

2013

The yearbook includes an analysis of the world footwear performance in 2012, focusing on the distribution of the worldwide footwear production and consumption, and on the international trade relations. Deeper analysis by continent, and by type of product are also included.

Dozens of country profiles are included, allowing a further understanding of the industry within each one of the main industry players.

 

 

 

 

 

Order the 2013 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here

Eletronic: Buy it here

Electronic + paper: Buy it here

To access a map containing some key findings of the 2013 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook please follow the link.

 

2012

The electronic version of the 2012 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook is available for download at the Yearbook menu within the World Footwear Website with no associated charge.

The pack including the electronic and paper book versions can be acquired at the Store menu. The amount charged is to support logistic and delivery costs of the physical paper book.

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain the free of charge 2012 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here.

 

 

2011

The electronic version of the first edition of the World Footwear Yearbook is available for download at the Yearbook menu within the World Footwear Website with no associated charge.

The pack including the electronic and paper book versions can be acquired at the Store menu. The amount charged is to support logistic and delivery costs of the physical paper book.

 

 

 

 

 

Obtain the free of charge 2011 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook here.