Footwear production in Russia has increased by 10%
According to the research of RBC "Russian retail footwear chains - 2014" the total production of footwear in Russia increased by 10% up to $ 114 million pairs in 2013. The production of leather shoes at the end of 2013 amounted up to 22 million pairs that is less than in 2011 and 2012 . It indicates the fact that the manufacturers reoriented for the manufacture of footwear of cheaper materials - artificial leather, textiles and so on. The main amount of leather footwear consumption in Russia is imported products.
The main production of footwear in Russia is based in the Central and Southern federal districts - 36.9 and 33.9% of the total production of footwear in Russia. In 2013 production in the Southern Federal District was 34.6%, in the Central Federal District - 6.2%. Regional leaders are Krasnodar region, Vladimir and Moscow region.