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In what country are Jordan shoes made?

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Air Jordan shoes are manufactured by Nike primarily in China. As of 2014, one of the primary manufacturing facilities for Air Jordans is the Yue Yuen factory in Dongguan, China, which is owned by the Pou Chen Group, a Taiwanese company that is the primary supplier in China for Nike.

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Air Jordans are the product of a licensing agreement between Nike and former NBA star Michael Jordan. Nike approached Jordan around the time he was drafted by the Bulls and offered a five-year partnership. Jordan debuted the new shoes his rookie year, 1984, wearing a red and black pair that didn't meet NBA guidelines for shoes at the time. As a part of a marketing stunt, Nike paid the $5,000 fines Jordan incurred for each game that he wore the unregulated shoes.

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    Where are Nike Air Jordan shoes made?

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    Air Jordans are manufactured in China. As of 2015, the largest supplier of Air Jordans is the Yue Yuen factory in Dongguan, owned by the Taiwanese company, the Pou Chen Group. The company has held a contract with Nike since 1998.

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    How do you create your own Jordan shoes?

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    Create your own custom Jordan athletic shoes on Nike.com. There are many options for customizations of existing shoes, as well as detailed search features to find the ideal combination.

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    Where can you buy new Jordan shoes from 2014?

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    Where can you find a Jordan outlet shoe store?

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    Shoppers can find a Jordan outlet shoe store by visiting Nike's website and using the store locator feature to search for the nearest factory store. To locate a store in a desired area, simply input the zip code or city/state and hit the "enter" key to submit. Alternatively, shoppers can also choose to see the list of all Nike stores located in the United States. Jordan shoes are made and marketed by Nike.

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