China issues ban on tire plant construction

Shaw, David
November 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;11/29/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on a plan issued by the Chinese government to deal with a tire production overcapacity situation in the country. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued the Tire Industry Policy in September 2010 banning new plant construction and ordering modernization of the tire industry. Under the policy, a proposed tire plant must meet a minimum requirement in every relevant category if it intends to produce both car and truck tires.


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