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Social responsibility forum of shoe industry builds a bridge of communication and cooperation

Recently, TUV South Germany group (hereinafter referred to as tuvsud) and foot wear distributors and retailers of America (hereinafter referred to as FDRA), the largest footwear trade association in the United States, respectively held product safety and Environment Seminar (PSE) and footwear social responsibility Forum (RFF) in Dongguan and Putian to jointly provide technical support for the export of China’s footwear industry, And set up the international trade bridge of communication and cooperation between international buyers and Chinese footwear suppliers

China is the largest footwear supplier in the United States, accounting for about 70% of the U.S. footwear market. However, in recent years, the share of Vietnam and 1ndonesia in the U.S. footwear market has increased rapidly. According to the statistics of the U.S. Department of Commerce, from January to October 2013, the U.S. imported $14.703 billion of footwear products from China, a year-on-year decrease of 0.44%; The import of footwear products from Vietnam reached US $2.455 billion, up 21.36% year on year. The ever-changing and challenging international market competition environment makes Chinese footwear export enterprises face more stringent product quality requirements from buyers, as well as dual requirements on labor standards and social responsibility

with the continuous strengthening of Sino US trade, buyers and suppliers pay more and more attention to establishing trust and communication channels in trade. 1n recent years, tuvsud and FDRA have launched a series of forums and other activities in China to build a bridge of trust and communication between the buyer and the seller. Tuvsud, as the world’s first-class provider of safety, quality and sustainability solutions, has nearly 150 years of testing and certification experience. 1n the field of footwear, tuvsud can fully support every link of the supply chain, from the designer’s first pen to the finished products of the commodity store, ensuring the quality of products and processes in the international supply chain. As the largest footwear trade association in the United States, FDRA supports more than 100 companies and more than 200 brands, serving consumers around the world from research, design, development, manufacturing and distribution to retail< As the only testing and certification partner of FDRA, tuvsud plays an increasingly important role in international trade. At the same time, tuvsud is willing to become a useful bridge between international trade and cooperate with many famous shoe brands in the United States. 1n May this year, Kapil Bansal from tuvsud was appointed as a member of the board of directors by FDRA. 1n combination with tuvsud's global experience in the footwear industry and FDRA's thought leader and wisdom center advantages in product safety, social compliance and international regulations, both sides expect to provide more diversified and new dimensional services for the majority of Chinese and global footwear exporters, Jointly promote China's shoe industry to the world TUV South Germany group, founded in Germany about 150 years ago, is one of the world’s leading technology service companies, covering testing, certification, inspection, information, expert guidance and other fields. The company has more than 800 representative offices all over the world, with about 20000 employees, focusing on providing customers with technology, system and optimization services in actual operation TUV South Germany group has been doing business in China for more than 20 years. So far, it has provided corresponding services to more than 20000 customers. “ our website solemnly declares that this article is reprinted by network media, only representing the author’s point of view, and has nothing to do with our website. 1f the information column articles and comments violate your legal rights, please call to let us know and we will deal with them in time

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