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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.
The words are from Heitor Klein, Executive President of Abicalçados, the Brazilian Shoe Manufacturers Association, who shared with World Footwear some of his views on the Brazilian footwear industry’s current performance and future expectations.
A quick look at Brazilian hide and skin exports throughout 2016 reflects what the industry’s key-word was during the year: overcoming.
Brazil’s beef exports in 2016 reached 1.4 million tonnes in volume and USD5.5 billion in value. These figures represent an increase of almost 1% in volume, but a decline in value of 7%. Report by Leatherbiz.
Brazilian Footwear, a joint initiative between footwear association Abicalçados and export promotions agency Apex-Brasil, has been renewed for two more years, reports Leatherbiz.
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