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Footwear market in the Visegrad Group countries and the Republic of Croatia


The main objective of the paper is to analyze the position of relevant countries of the footwear sector at a world and European level in terms of the different variables and evaluate the strategic positioning of the different sector players. The paper offers a comprehensive picture of the footwear industry worldwide, focusing on the main trends at international trade, consumption and production. Also, the paper examines the position of the Republic of Croatia and the Visegrad group countires in the context of international trade, consumption and production of the footwear. The paper is essentially data-driven, and includes a synthetic description and analyse of the structure of the sector and of the different competitive factors affecting the sector’s evolution.


footwear market, footwear industry, Visegrad Group, Croatia



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