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Felled by Coronavirus, US Footwear Imports Plunged Q1

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Starting with factories closures in China around Lunar New Year and the onslaught of coronavirus around the world in February and March, U.S. footwear imports fell 15.5 percent to $5.4 billion in value in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2019, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Office of Textiles & Apparel…

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