The Italian footwear sector

The Italian footwear sector Despite the serious consequences induced by the pandemic, Italy is the leading shoe manufacturing country in the European Union (with 130.7 million pairs produced); holds thirteenth place amongst world-wide footwear manufacturing countries in volume terms.It is the eighth exporting country in the world in volume, but the third in terms of value.[2020 data, WorldFootwearYearbook 2021 edition].Italy has always […]

Assocalzaturifici history

Assocalzaturifici’s History The Association’s steps through the presidential terms 1945 – 1965 A.N.C.I. – The National Association of Italian Footwear Manufacturers – was founded in Milan in 1945. Membership consists of a few dozen footwear manufacturers.During the first twenty years of A.N.C.I.’s existence membership increased moderately and consisted mainly of important footwear manufacturers in Northern […]

European Footwear Confederation

European Footwear Confederation C.E.C. – European Footwear Confederation – is the organization that officially represents the footwear industry in the European Union, promoting its interests and values.A sector with 21 thousand companies, 278 thousand direct employees and a turnover of 27.5 billion euros.   CEC MEMBERS:– Finland (Finnish Shoe and Leather Association)– France (FFC – Fédération Française […]