Economic crisis exposes weakness in deregulation

October 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;10/6/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article comments on the impact of economic crisis and deregulation on the tire and rubber industry in the U.S. It is stated that rubber processors have been adversely affected due to raw material price increases and high energy costs. It is mentioned that deregulation has harmed the tire industry, and a little regulation could have been beneficial for the tire industry as well as the financial sector.


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