TITLE

RMA projects rebound in tire shipments

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Bruce
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;1/14/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article forecasts the performance of tire market, including the replacement tire shipment and aftermarket passenger tire shipments, in the U.S. in 2008. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) forecasts that the growth of replacement tire will be 2.5 to 3% while aftermarket passenger was anticipated to grow to 5 million units. Meanwhile, replacement shipment of commercial truck tires was projected to fall due to weaker economic environment in the fourth quarter of 2007.
ACCESSION #
28552090

 

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