TITLE

U.S. tire shipments decline 3.1% for year's first half

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;11/3/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that total U.S. tire shipments dropped 1.4 percent in June 2008, with first-half figures down 3.1 percent from 2007. According to data from the Rubber Manufacturers Association, shipments for the month totaled 28.9 million units, compared with 29.4 million in June 2007. Among individual segments, only passenger tires showed a small gain for June, rising 0.4 percent to 23.6 million units.
ACCESSION #
35612530

 

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