China Tire Industry report – November

This is the latest summary of our analysis of China’s tire industry. We publish a weekly report on the tire industry in China. It is the only English-language source of information for those who want to keep up-to-date with commercial, legislative, policy and recycling developments in the tire industry in China. Since this was distributed to our

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Natural rubber – a short history of sustainability platforms

The price of natural rubber (NR) has been sinking. We’re hearing that at least one major player in the markets is selling the material cheap. Other sellers are following, leading to ever-lower prices. If we look at the long-term trends, over-planting in 2011 and 2012 is now coming into maturity, and that over-planting means that

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Global tire industry – November issue

Global tire industry in October We have just published the November of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. Each subscriber has the right to distribute to unlimited direct employees worldwide, so if you are interested, feel free to contact us. If your employer receives it already, we can send out a free

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Changes in the tire distribution business.

At the start of this year (2018), Michelin and Sumitomo announced a plan to merge their tire distribution activities in North America. A couple of weeks later Goodyear and Bridgestone made a similar announcement with the launch of Tire Hub. Since then, Max Finkelstein and TreadMaxx have done something similar and formed Tire Distributors of

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EU finalises definitive ADD on TBR tires from China

Over two weeks ahead of schedule, the EC has published new legislation that will impose definitive anti-dumping duties (ADD) on truck and bus radial (TBR) tires originating in China and imported into the EU. The new law – 2018/1579 ­– published in the 22 October edition of the Official Journal of the European Union, comes

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From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | David Shaw’s latest blog looks at the Chinese tire business in October https://t.co/2jCCE9vNCz

From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Nokian Heavy Tyres builds a new research and development center in Nokia, Finland https://t.co/Ku6jsExwuK

From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Former Michelin exec Carlos Ghosn, superstar of the auto industry, arrested over alleged financial misconduct https://t.co/1muO3Wgu8O

From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Sumitomo Rubber Establishes "Sustainable Natural Rubber Policy," Joins Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber https://t.co/QgmNiVUtIe

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From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | G159 Lawsuit becomes a ‘million-document monster’ involving Goodyear Tire https://t.co/JzwMp9wKmb

From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Bridgestone increases the strategic cooperation with the German workshop chain pitstop. https://t.co/6UZmR1z6FD

From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Dundee and Angus College wants to move into city’s doomed Michelin site https://t.co/PK9EpGirJ6

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From https://t.co/oOybKV998U | Cooper Tire Opens Byhalia, Mississippi Distribution Center https://t.co/56oSFX9Wpb