China's largest shoemaker is looking to expand its business with the building of a new production and export base. The Shanghai Yongxu Shoes Industry Co Ltd, a subsidiary of the Jiangsu Senda Group, has undertaken the project to increase its levels of exports. The company will be looking to 24 production lines into the new unit, increasing the new units manufacturing output to 16 million pairs of shoes each year, 80 per cent of which will be exported.