Global tire industry in November

We have just published the December 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 copy. We’ll need your corporate

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Information flow between China and the West

I am in Beijing, having had some good productive meetings here. Later today, I’m down to Xiamen for another set of meetings, before flying back up to Shanghai to give a presentation on how to sell tires into Europe and more meetings. Better communications could avoid damage I’ve been trying to improve communications between China’s

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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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Global tire industry – October issue

We have just published the October 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 copy. We’ll need your corporate

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China Tire Report – September 2018

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 source of information in the English language 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

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