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The import of Asian tires in 2019 fell 7.7% in consumer but grew 20% in trucks, according to data from Adine

March 9th, 2020 | by Euro Pneus
The import of Asian tires in 2019 fell 7.7% in consumer but grew 20% in trucks, according to data from Adine
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Adine continues its informative work on the current state of the sector, editing its new report, in which it analyzes the evolution of imports of Asian tires from 2009 to 2019

According to data obtained by the National Association of Tire Distributors and Importers (ADINE), at the end of 2019, we can verify that imports of consumer tires (tourism, 4 × 4 and van) have registered a decrease of -7 , 7%, compared to the same period of the previous year, with a total of 9,409,050 units, of which 6,992,040 come mainly from China.

However, imports of truck tires have registered an increase of 19.6%, compared to 2018, with a total of 450,130 imported units, again highlighting the increase in imports from Thailand and Vietnam with 240.5% and 169.6% respectively, while imports of truck tires from China continue to fall by -41.3%, all after the imposition of anti-dumping measures by the European Commission.

Thus, at the end of 2019, the evolution of consumer and truck tire imports, compared to 2018, reflects a decrease of -6.7%, with some 9,859,180 imported tires.

Regarding the import of motorcycle tires, there has been a decrease of -8.2%, compared to the previous year, with a total of 926,990 imported units, of which 626,440 units come mainly from Thailand.

And finally, regarding the agricultural segment, during 2019 there was a decrease of –7.6%, compared to the same period in 2018, with a total of 223,680 imported agricultural or forestry tires, of which 118,510 come mainly from India.

For further sector information download the FULL REPORT “Analysis of the evolution of imports of Asian tires during 2009-2019” at the following link: http://asociacionadine.com/memoria/adine-informe-sectorial-19.pdf

For more information on the sector, download the COMPLETE REPORT “Analysis of the evolution of imports of Asian tires in the second half of 2019” at the following link: http://asociacionadine.com/memoria/adine-informe-sectorial-19-2semestre .pdf

Article courtesy of: Autopneu https://www.autopneu.info/

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