Malaysian footwear and accessories industry have recently gained special exposure in Germany at the Global Destination for Shoes (GDS) and Tag It! event held in Dusseldorf, Germany. A total of 10 Malaysian companies, with the assistance of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), have participated in this international trade fair.
GDS and Tag It! event is considered a good platform to highlight Malaysian capabilities in the footwear and accessories industry and it also helps create a stronger presence for Malaysian products in a global market particularly the European market.
The event concluded with RM42 million of export sales generated by the participating Malaysian companies.
In 2014, Malaysia’s global exports of footwear rose by 4% to RM 493.10 million as against 2013. For the first half of 2015, exports of footwear totaled at RM263.6 million, an increase of 7.9% as compared to the same period of last year.
International buyers that are keen to source from Malaysian companies can contact MATRADE by visiting
http://www.matrade.gov.my or email to
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