Ever wonder which countries export the most footwear? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global footwear exports within parenthesis. In 2016, world footwear exports were US$135.1 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $1.1 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Tunisia: $560 million
  2. Morocco: $306.2 million
  3. South Africa: $158.7 million
  4. Ethiopia: $43.8 million
  5. Lesotho: $11.7 million
  6. Mauritius: $9.8 million
  7. Kenya: $8.4 million
  8. Egypt: $5.5 million
  9. Nigeria: $5.3 million
10. Côte d'Ivoire: $4.9 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $82.1 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. China: $47.8 billion
  2. Vietnam: $17.9 billion
  3. Indonesia: $4.6 billion
  4. Hong Kong: $3.1 billion
  5. India: $2.7 billion
  6. Cambodia: $1.6 billion
  7. Bangladesh: $902.2 million
  8. Turkey: $704.4 million
  9. Thailand: $622.5 million
10. South Korea: $485.2 million
European Union (EU) Exporters

European Union exported $45.1 billion worth of footwear led by the following EU members:

  1. Italy: $10.7 billion
  2. Germany: $6 billion
  3. Belgium: $6 billion
  4. Netherlands: $3.5 billion
  5. France: $3.4 billion
  6. Spain: $3.1 billion
  7. Portugal: $2.2 billion
  8. United Kingdom: $2.2 billion
  9. Romania: $1.4 billion
10. Poland: $1.2 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $2 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $1.2 billion
  2. Dominican Republic: $417.9 million
  3. Chile: $122.5 million
  4. Panama: $104.5 million
  5. El Salvador: $44.6 million
  6. Guatemala: $43.1 million
  7. Colombia: $33.6 million
  8. Nicaragua: $24.2 million
  9. Peru: $22.4 million
10. Ecuador: $21.5 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $172.1 million worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. United Arab Emirates: $74.3 million
  2. Israel: $41.2 million
  3. Saudi Arabia: $13.5 million
  4. Lebanon: $10.1 million
  5. Syria: $8.3 million
  6. Kuwait: $7.1 million
  7. Oman: $6.7 million
  8. Jordan: $5.3 million
  9. Iran: $2.2 million
10. Palestine: $1.6 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $2.1 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $1.4 billion
  2. Mexico: $517.5 million
  3. Canada: $243 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $100 million worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $68.4 million
  2. New Zealand: $30.3 million
  3. Fiji: $305,000
  4. Cook Islands: $224,000
  5. New Caledonia: $172,000
  6. Papua New Guinea: $139,000
  7. Samoa: $94,000
  8. Christmas Island: $94,000
  9. Tokelau: $93,000
10. American Samoa: $31,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of footwear from 2012 to 2016. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 14.6%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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