About The Show

Bangladesh Leather & Footwear Expo-2024

06-08 June 2024 at ICCB, Dhaka Bangladesh

The 8th International Bangladesh Leather & Footwear Expo is returning to the International Convention City Bashundhara, Dhaka on 06-08 June 2024. This fair is one of the premier exhibitions for the footwear and leather industry. Various types of advanced shoe-making machinery, leather goods machines, knitting machines, automation production lines, shoe materials, leather, synthetic leather, chemicals, materials, and more will be showcased at the expo.
Currently, Bangladesh has 220+ tanneries, 2500 footwear manufacturing units, and 90+ large firms, which are directly involved in the leather goods and leather sector. Bangladesh exports leather goods and leather to more than 50 countries.
One of the largest manufacturing industries in Bangladesh is the footwear industry. Over the past decade, the industry has been growing steadily. Significant economic growth, increasing consumer purchasing power, and increasing fashion consistency are the main reasons for the growth of this industry. In recent years, the sector has also been able to make some investments, which have helped increase production units and increase production capacity. At present, Bangladeshi shoe makers have created their position in the foreign market by meeting local demand.

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Footwear Exporters

24%

Investors

11%

Footwear Manufacturers

29%

Leather Tanners

17%

Leather Goods Manufacturers

19%


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INDUSTRY OVERVIEW:

USD 5 billion annual export by next few years. Leather industry is the second highest donor to national exports after apparel. There has been a steady progress of the lather sector which has attained 11.93% growth in the first half of current fiscal year (2016-2017). This sector exceeded the export target by 9.64%, fetching $628 million from exports against the target of $572 million during July - December period. Bangladesh earned $560 million from leather and leather products exports in the same period of FY 2015-16. The annual Target for current fiscal year set at $1.22 billion which is expected to exceed by June, 2017. Bangladesh exported leather and leather goods worth $1.13 billion and $1.16 billion respectively in FY 2014-15 and FY 2015-16.

At this time, 220 tanneries, 2500 footwear manufacturing units and 100+ large firms are involved in the leather and leather goods sector. This sector is contributing 4% to the country's total export income by exporting items to more than 50 countries. The LFMEAB report said Japan and Germany are now the biggest markets for Bangladeshi footwear which is also exported to Italy, the UK, France, Belgium, the USA, Sweden, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Canada and Korea. Footwear exports record impressive growth During the fiscal year 2014-2015, Bangladesh exported footwear worth $128.18 million to Germany, $95.22 million to Japan, $82.64 million to the USA, $57.39 million to Spain, $37.16 million Italy, $24.31 million to France, $14.94 million to the UK and $7.58 million to the UAE. International brands like Adidas, Aldo, Timberland, Marks & Spencer, Clarks, Espirit, ABC Mart, Nike, Wal-Mart, K-Mart Sears, and Nine West, Gucci, Reebok, Michael Kors, Picard, Sportcraft, Max & Co and R.M. Williams are sourcing from Bangladesh for quality and price.

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