Footwear Market Overview in France
In value terms, footwear production dropped to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, production recorded a abrupt curtailment. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2013 with an increase of % against the previous year. Footwear production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The revenue of the footwear market in France rose sharply to $ in , increasing by % against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). In general, consumption, however, continues to indicate a mild slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of % against the previous year. Footwear consumption peaked at $ in 2014; however, from 2015 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.
From 2007 to , the most notable rate of growth in terms of footwear consumption, amongst the leading consumed products, was attained by footwear of rubber or plastics, not waterproof, not sports, without a metal toe-cap, while footwear consumption for the other products experienced a decline.
In value terms, footwear with uppers of leather ($) led the market, alone. The second position in the ranking was occupied by footwear of rubber or plastics, not waterproof, not sports, without a metal toe-cap ($). It was followed by footwear with uppers of textile materials.
From 2007 to , the average annual growth rate of the market volume of footwear with uppers of leather amounted to -%. With regard to the other consumed products, the following average annual rates of growth were recorded: footwear of rubber or plastics, not waterproof, not sports, without a metal toe-cap (+% per year) and footwear with uppers of textile materials (-% per year).