25 Oct US Footwear Imports Drop by 6%
The United States, the world’s largest footwear importer, registered a 6% decline in footwear imports in the first half of the year, both in volume and value. The numbers came from the FDRA.
According to the 2016 edition of the World Footwear Yearbook the US held a 20.8% share in the world’s imports of footwear (for more information follow this link) which makes it the largest footwear importer in the world and an important player to follow when trying to understand the global imports performance.
Based on data obtained by the worldfootwear.com directly from the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA), in the first six months of the year footwear imports by the US totaled 1 246 million pairs, a 6.24% drop from similar period in 2015 (1 329 million pairs)…