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Brazil exported 11.37 million pairs of shoes in January for a value of US $81.4 million, according to the latest data from Brazilian footwear association Abicalçados.
Figures from the Department of Foreign Trade from the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) show that in the first month of 2017 Brazil shipped USD150.6 million hides and skins overseas. Further analysis carried out by the Department of Trade Intelligence at CICB (the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry) says the number corresponds to a total area of 14.7 million square meters.
Brazil’s beef industry reported an increase of more than 10% in export volumes in January. Shipments to China more than doubled to reach 18,200 tonnes.
Brazil’s component sector for the fashion industry, aimed at the production of footwear handbags and accessories, registered double-digit export growth in 2016.
Egypt’s trade office in São Paulo is in search of four Brazilian leather importers to go visit the fair Cairo Interleather, scheduled to March 2 to 5 in the Arab country’s capital. The selection is being conducted in a partnership with the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.
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