Slower Recovery in the Italian Footwear Industry in the First Half of the Year, but Exports to the Chinese Market Grow by 43.4%

Sep 19, 2023

Just before the opening of MICAM Milano, the International Footwear Exhibition in Milan, the Italian Footwear Manufacturers Association, Assocalzaturifici, released data related to the Italian footwear industry for the first half of 2023. Business turnover increased by 7.4% year-on-year, and exports grew by 10.2% (for the first five months). However, there was a decrease in quantity, with Italian footwear production dropping by 5.7% year-on-year for the first five months of 2023. Exports amounted to 87.9 million pairs, which was a 6.8% decrease compared to the same period last year. T …