Romanian shoe maker steps into Senegal

A Romanian shoe producer decided to relocate production to Senegal, where it plans to set up a mixed company with a local firm. The African state’s Government will provide transport for the equipment, the land plot and the utilities for the Romanian producer’s future factory in Senegal.

The footwear producer, with sales of EUR 1 million last year, is betting on the low development of the footwear industry in Senegal.

Traditional retail producers have already moved production to Africa to keep up with competition from China. Italians have an industries in Ethiopia, and Spanish producers, in Morocco,” the shoe producer explained.




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