The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Footwear Including Repair (03.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes all footwear for men, women, children (three to 13 years), and infants (0 to two years) including sports footwear suitable for everyday or leisure wear (shoes for jogging, cross-training, tennis, basket ball, boating, etc.); repair of footwear; shoe cleaning services; hire of footwear; gaiters, leggings, and similar articles; and total value of the repair service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered).
This category excludes babies' booties made of fabric (03.1.2); orthopedic footwear (06.1.3); game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes, and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.) (09.3.2); shin-guards, cricket pads, and other such protective apparel for sport (09.3.2); polishes, creams, and other shoe-cleaning articles (05.6.1); and repair (09.3.2) or hire (09.4.1) of game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.).
This category is a subcategory of Clothing and Footwear (03) classification.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/nomenclatures/index.cfm?TargetUrl=ACT_OTH_CLS_DLD&StrNom=HICP_2000&StrFormat=HTML&StrLanguageCode=EN&IntKey=22470387.
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