The Spanish National Footwear Industry Federation, Fice, organized its Shoes From Spain event in Tokyo on Feb. 1-2. Twelve Spanish footwear brands attended the event, which is put together by Fice along with Icex, the country's export promotion agency, and the commercial section of Spain's embassy in Japan. In 2011, Japan was the 12th-biggest importer of Spanish shoes, buying about 1 million pairs worth €27.1 million, a 47 percent increase in volume and 36 percent in value.