The objective of this survey is to provide an independent and reliable review of the Chinese footwear industry and trade.
• assesses the scale of the industry and how it achieved its present size and status;
• describes the industry as it is today in all its various facets such as ownership, labour availability etc.;
• considers how much further the Chinese footwear industry is likely to grow and whether there is some equilibrium point it will reach and if so what that is likely to be and when this
The survey was presented during the 15th UNIDO Leather Panel held in Leon/Mexico 2005.