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Germany: Footwear Market 2023

Footwear Market Size in Germany

The German footwear market was finally on the rise to reach $X in 2022, after three years of decline. The market value increased at an average annual rate of X% over the period from 2012 to 2022; however, the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Footwear consumption peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2022, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Footwear Production in Germany

In value terms, footwear production skyrocketed to $X in 2022 estimated in export price. In general, production recorded a buoyant increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2021 to 2022, production growth failed to regain momentum.

Footwear Exports

Exports from Germany

Footwear exports from Germany skyrocketed to X pairs in 2022, with an increase of X% on 2021. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a buoyant increase from 2012 to 2022: its volume increased at an average annual rate of X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2022 figures, exports increased by X% against 2020 indices. As a result, the exports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, footwear exports stood at $X in 2022. Overall, exports recorded a resilient expansion. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs in 2022 and are likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Exports by Country

Poland (X pairs), France (X pairs) and Slovakia (X pairs) were the main destinations of footwear exports from Germany, with a combined X% share of total exports. Italy, the Netherlands, the United States, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, the UK and Sweden lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further X%.

From 2012 to 2022, the biggest increases were recorded for the United States (with a CAGR of X%), while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, Poland ($X), France ($X) and Switzerland ($X) appeared to be the largest markets for footwear exported from Germany worldwide, with a combined X% share of total exports. The Netherlands, the United States, Italy, Austria, the UK, Belgium, Slovakia, Spain, the Czech Republic and Sweden lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further X%.

Among the main countries of destination, the United States, with a CAGR of X%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2022, the average footwear export price amounted to $X per pair, with a decrease of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, export price indicated measured growth from 2012 to 2022: its price increased at an average annual rate of X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 an increase of X% against the previous year. The export price peaked at $X per pair in 2021, and then contracted notably in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major export markets. In 2022, amid the top suppliers, the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($X per pair), while the average price for exports to Slovakia ($X per pair) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to Switzerland (X%), while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Footwear Imports

Imports into Germany

In 2022, approx. X pairs of footwear were imported into Germany; rising by X% compared with 2021 figures. Overall, total imports indicated a pronounced increase from 2012 to 2022: its volume increased at an average annual rate of X% over the last decade. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2022 figures, imports increased by X% against 2020 indices. Imports peaked at X pairs in 2017; however, from 2018 to 2022, imports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, footwear imports expanded remarkably to $X in 2022. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of X% from 2012 to 2022; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2022, China (X pairs) constituted the largest supplier of footwear to Germany, with a X% share of total imports. Moreover, footwear imports from China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest supplier, Vietnam (X pairs), fourfold. The Netherlands (X pairs) ranked third in terms of total imports with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2022, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume from China stood at X%. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Vietnam (X% per year) and the Netherlands (X% per year).

In value terms, China ($X) constituted the largest supplier of footwear to Germany, comprising X% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Italy ($X), with a X% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2022, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value from China was relatively modest. The remaining supplying countries recorded the following average annual rates of imports growth: Italy (X% per year) and the Netherlands (X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

The average footwear import price stood at $X per pair in 2022, reducing by X% against the previous year. Overall, the import price, however, showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2020 an increase of X%. Over the period under review, average import prices attained the maximum at $X per pair in 2021, and then contracted rapidly in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2022, amid the top importers, the country with the highest price was Italy ($X per pair), while the price for Turkey ($X per pair) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2022, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Belgium (X%), while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for footwear in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of consumption in 2023 were China, the United States and India, together comprising 40% of global consumption. Brazil, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Russia, Germany, the UK, Pakistan, France and Nigeria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 26%.
What are the largest producers of footwear in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of footwear production was China, accounting for 60% of total volume. Moreover, footwear production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Vietnam, ninefold. India ranked third in terms of total production with a 4.9% share.
What are the leading suppliers of footwear to Germany?
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In value terms, China constituted the largest supplier of footwear to Germany, comprising 21% of total imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Italy, with a 10% share of total imports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 9.3% share.
What are the leading importers of footwear from Germany?
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In value terms, Poland, France and Switzerland were the largest markets for footwear exported from Germany worldwide, together accounting for 34% of total exports. The Netherlands, the United States, Italy, Austria, the UK, Belgium, Slovakia, Spain, the Czech Republic and Sweden lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 49%.
What is the average export price for footwear in Germany?
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In 2022, the average footwear export price amounted to $27 per pair, reducing by -31% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for footwear in Germany?
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In 2022, the average footwear import price amounted to $19 per pair, declining by -26.4% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the footwear market in Germany. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 15201444 - Slippers and other indoor footwear (including dancing and bedroom slippers, mules) with uppers of textile materials
• Prodcom 15201445 - Footwear with rubber, plastic or leather outer soles and textile uppers (excluding slippers and other indoor footwear, sports footwear)
• Prodcom 15201446 - Footwear with textile uppers (excluding slippers and other indoor footwear as well as footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather)
• Prodcom 15201330 - Footwear with a wooden base and leather uppers (including clogs) (excluding with an inner sole or a protective metal toecap)
• Prodcom 15201351 - Men
• Prodcom 15201352 - Women
• Prodcom 15201353 - Children
• Prodcom 15201361 - Men
• Prodcom 15201362 - Women
• Prodcom 15201363 - Children
• Prodcom 15201370 - Slippers and other indoor footwear with rubber, plastic or leather outer soles and leather uppers (including dancing and bedroom slippers, mules)
• Prodcom 15201380 - Footwear with wood, cork or other outer soles and leather uppers (excluding outer soles of rubber, plastics or leather)
• Prodcom 15201210 - Sandals with rubber or plastic outer soles and uppers (including thong-type sandals, flip flops)
• Prodcom 15201231 - Town footwear with rubber or plastic uppers
• Prodcom 15201237 - Slippers and other indoor footwear with rubber or plastic outer soles and plastic uppers (including bedroom and dancing slippers, mules)
• Prodcom 15201100 - Waterproof footwear, with uppers in rubber or plastics (excluding incorporating a protective metal toecap)
Country coverage:
• Germany

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in Germany
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
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3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
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  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

    1. REPORT DESCRIPTION
    2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
    3. DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    4. GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
  2. 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    A Quick Overview of Market Performance

    1. KEY FINDINGS
  3. 3. MARKET OVERVIEW

    Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

    1. MARKET SIZE
    2. MARKET STRUCTURE
    3. TRADE BALANCE
    4. PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
    5. MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
  4. 4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

    Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

    1. TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
    2. BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
    3. MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
    4. MOST TRADED PRODUCT
    5. MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
  5. 5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

    Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

    1. TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
    2. TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
    3. TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
    4. LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
  6. 6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

    Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

    1. TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
    2. TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
    3. UNSATURATED MARKETS
    4. TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
    5. MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
  7. 7. PRODUCTION

    The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

    1. PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
  8. 8. IMPORTS

    The Largest Import Supplying Countries

    1. IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
    2. IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
    3. IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
  9. 9. EXPORTS

    The Largest Destinations for Exports

    1. EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
    2. EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
    3. EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
  10. 10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

    The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

  11. LIST OF TABLES
    1. Key Findings In 2022
    2. Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
    3. Market Value, 2012–2022
    4. Per Capita Consumption In 2012-2022
    5. Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    6. Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    7. Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
    8. Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    9. Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    10. Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
  12. LIST OF FIGURES
    1. Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
    2. Market Value, 2012–2022
    3. Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012-2022
    4. Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012-2022
    5. Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2012-2022
    6. Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2012-2022
    7. Per Capita Consumption, 2012-2022
    8. Market Volume Forecast to 2030
    9. Market Value Forecast to 2030
    10. Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
    11. Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
    12. Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
    13. Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
    14. Production Volume And Growth
    15. Exports And Growth
    16. Export Prices And Growth
    17. Market Size And Growth
    18. Per Capita Consumption
    19. Imports And Growth
    20. Import Prices
    21. Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
    22. Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
    23. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
    24. Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
    25. Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
    26. Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    27. Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    28. Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
    29. Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
    30. Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
    31. Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
    32. Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    33. Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
    34. Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022

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