Footwear; gaiters and the like; parts of such articles

64 (Harmonized System 1992 for 2-digit)

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Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Footwear. In 2022, Footwear were the world's 26th most traded product, with a total trade of $176B.

Footwear are a part of Footwear and Headwear.

Exports In 2022 the top exporters of Footwear  were China ($63.5B), Vietnam ($27.2B), Italy ($13.1B), Germany ($9.84B), and Indonesia ($8B).

Imports In 2022 the top importers of Footwear were United States ($34B), Germany ($15B), France ($8.93B), Italy ($8.56B), and United Kingdom ($6.12B).

Ranking Footwear ranks 40th in the Product Complexity Index (PCI).

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* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Historical Data

Exporters and Importers

Top Origin (2022)China$63.5B
Top Destination (2022)United States$34B

In 2022 Footwear were the world's 26th most traded product (out of 96).

In 2022, the top exporters of Footwear were China ($63.5B), Vietnam ($27.2B), Italy ($13.1B), Germany ($9.84B), and Indonesia ($8B).

In 2022, the top importers of Footwear were United States ($34B), Germany ($15B), France ($8.93B), Italy ($8.56B), and United Kingdom ($6.12B).

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Exporters of Footwear (2022)
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Importers of Footwear (2022)
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Market Dynamics

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Top Origin Growth (2021 -  2022)China$12.5B
Top Destination Growth (2021 -  2022)United States$7.03B

Between 2021 and 2022, the exports of Footwear grew the fastest in China ($12.5B), Vietnam ($7.15B), Belgium ($2.42B), Indonesia ($2.2B), and Italy ($1.73B).

Between 2021 and 2022, the fastest growing importers of Footwear were United States ($7.03B), Germany ($2.69B), France ($1.4B), Netherlands ($1.4B), and Italy ($1.39B).

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Exporters of Footwear (2021 - 2022)

Importers of Footwear (2021 - 2022)

Market Concentration

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This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Footwear.

In 2022, market concentration measured using Shannon Entropy, was 3.78. This means that most of the exports of Footwear are explained by 13 countries.

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Value of Exports in Footwear

Net Trade

TOP NET EXPORTER (2022)China$59B
TOP NET IMPORTER (2022)United States$32.7B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Footwear. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Footwear during 2022.

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Footwear were China ($59B), Vietnam ($24.8B), Indonesia ($6.5B), Italy ($4.5B), and Cambodia ($2.99B).

In 2022, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Footwear were United States ($32.7B), United Kingdom ($5.31B), Germany ($5.15B), Japan ($5.08B), and France ($4.25B).

Net Trade (2022)

Disaggregation

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In 2022, the world most traded Footwear, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Leather Footwear ($59.9B), Textile Footwear ($52.9B), Rubber Footwear ($47.7B), Footwear Parts ($10.4B), and Other Footwear ($3.82B)

HS6 Disaggregation for Footwear (2022)
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Country Comparison

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This visualization shows the countries that have an important ratio of their trade related to Footwear.
It is possible to select the main countries that export or import Footwear in the world, or by continent, as well as select the measure of interest.

Top 10 Exporters Countries of Footwear by percentage of total exports

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

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TOP EXPORT POTENTIALRussia+ $648M
TOP IMPORT POTENTIALVietnam+ $943M

Footwear’s highest export potential is Russia. With an export gap of $648M.  Footwear’s highest import potential is Vietnam with an import gap of $943M.

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Product Complexity

Diversification Frontier

Specialization

The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a product's potential export opportunities. Relatedness is predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth potential, lower income inequality, and lower emissions.

Relatedness vs Country Complexity (2022)

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