U.S. rubber trade shortfall jumps 74% in June

November 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;11/29/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the U.S. rubber industry. The rubber product industry faced trade deficit of 828.5 million dollars in June, 2010 compared to 478.8 million dollars in the same period in 2009. In the tires and related product the deficit grew by 24 percent. The truck and bus tires deficit grew by 24.7 percent to 641.1 million dollars in the first six months of 2010.


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