Yue Yuen Industrial reports that its consolidated sales crept up by just 0.3 percent to US$7,282.5 million for the full year 2012. The leading Chinese footwear manufacturer, controlled by Pou Chen in Taiwan, ended the year with a turnover of $664.1 million for December, up by 0.9 percent compared with the same month in 2011. The company was impacted by the lack of consumer confidence in some significant markets but it expects growth to resume this year.