In Portugal we have APICCAPS (Portuguese Association of Manufacturers of Footwear, Components, Leather Goods and their Substitutes) based in Porto, founded in 1975.
This organization is responsible for several initiatives to help brands and industries of the sector.
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APICCAPS launched last September the second edition of this report analyzes the major trends in the footwear row on five continents, both in quantity and value, and evolution of the major global players in this sector. Here we can find important information about the global production of footwear and many relevant curiosities...