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 2015, world footwear exports were US$138.6 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $1.2 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Tunisia: $517.6 million
  2. Morocco: $406.4 million
  3. South Africa: $178.8 million
  4. Ethiopia: $37.7 million
  5. Lesotho: $17.2 million
  6. Kenya: $11 million
  7. Egypt: $10 million
  8. Mauritius: $7.4 million
  9. Nigeria: $3.9 million
10. Cabo Verde: $3.8 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $87.2 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. China: $53.6 billion
  2. Vietnam: $15.6 billion
  3. Indonesia: $5.8 billion
  4. Hong Kong: $3.9 billion
  5. India: $2.8 billion
  6. Cambodia: $1.4 billion
  7. Bangladesh: $772.7 million
  8. Turkey: $670.5 million
  9. Thailand: $664.2 million
10. South Korea: $476.5 million
European Exporters

Europe exported $45.2 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Italy: $10.5 billion
  2. Belgium: $5.4 billion
  3. Germany: $5.3 billion
  4. Spain: $3.4 billion
  5. Netherlands: $3.3 billion
  6. France: $3.2 billion
  7. United Kingdom: $2.2 billion
  8. Portugal: $2.1 billion
  9. Romania: $1.5 billion
10. Slovakia: $1.1 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America exported $1.9 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $1.1 billion
  2. Dominican Republic: $393.6 million
  3. Chile: $141.5 million
  4. El Salvador: $57.5 million
  5. Guatemala: $38.7 million
  6. Colombia: $38.4 million
  7. Nicaragua: $31.3 million
  8. Peru: $26.9 million
  9. Ecuador: $25.7 million
10. Argentina: $15.1 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $337.2 million worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Bahrain: $158.6 million
  2. United Arab Emirates: $91.2 million
  3. Israel: $44.3 million
  4. Saudi Arabia: $8.7 million
  5. Oman: $8 million
  6. Kuwait: $7.5 million
  7. Syrian Arab Republic: $4.6 million
  8. Jordan: $4.3 million
  9. Qatar: $4 million
10. Lebanon: $2.8 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $2.4 billion worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $1.5 billion
  2. Mexico: $620.6 million
  3. Canada: $304.8 million
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $93.9 million worth of footwear led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $61.7 million
  2. New Zealand: $31.1 million
  3. Micronesia: $328,000
  4. New Caledonia: $177,000
  5. Fiji: $112,000
  6. Samoa: $99,000
  7. Tonga: $84,000
  8. Vanuatu: $63,000
  9. Tuvalu: $52,000
10. Marshall Islands: $31,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of footwear from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 21.3%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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