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Footwear production in Zhejiang
Concluding a consideration of China’s main footwear producing regions.
The economy of Zhejiang, partly due to its hilly geography, was born from a local cottage industry. Shoemaking here has a long history, which can be traced back by an impressive 900 years. More than 500 years ago, during the Ming Dynasty, footwear from Wenzhou was selected and sent to the Royal Family as a tribute.
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