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Global non-leather footwear makers put best foot forward in Tamil Nadu

In 2021-22, India's non-leather footwear export was to the tune of $214 million

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Shine Jacob Chennai

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In almost a repeat of Apple contract manufacturers increasing their presence in India, suppliers to global non-leather footwear players like Nike, Adidas, Puma and Reebok are now flocking to India as part of the China-plus-one strategy.  While on Monday, the world's largest manufacturer Taiwan-based Pouchen has signed a deal with Tamil Nadu to come up with a Rs 2,302-crore unit, at least six other global majors are in the process of setting up their units in the state.

According to industry sources aware about the development global non-leather majors like Feng Tay, Hong Fu, Dean Shoes, Oasis Footwear, Sports Gear

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First Published: Apr 17 2023 | 8:48 PM IST

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