German footwear exports jumped nearly 10 per cent in 2001 to 854.3 million euros ($752.1m), the German Shoe Industry Association revealed on Thursday. Association officials said turnover generated by shoe producers in foreign markets last year grew by 0.5 per cent to just over three billion euros ($2.6bn), but domestic turnover fell by 2.7 per cent to 2.18 billion euros ($1.9bn).