The growth trajectory of Yue Yuen has resumed in 2017 with sales in the nine months to September having risen by 6.7 percent, compared with the increase of only 0.3 percent recorded in the first nine months of 2016. Yue Yuen, a subsidiary of the Pou Chen Group from Taiwan, saw revenues rise to $6.71 billion. In September alone, sales rose by 14 percent to $767 million. Yue Yuen is one of the largest shoe manufacturers in the world and its customers include Adidas, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Reebok and Timberland. Yue Yuen has footwear factories in countries such as China, India, Mexico and Vietnam. In 2016, the company had more than 350,000 co-workers. The production volume amounted to 322 million pairs of shoes.