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Are Chinese tires becoming the new normal?

Posted on May 29, 2014

Consumer tire imports from China are up significantly through the first quarter of this year. In the past, that may have caught the attention of the United Steelworkers union, which, in turn, might try to get the United States government involved.

Will tariffs rear their ugly head again? Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich doesn't think so.

In his latest blog, he talks about Chinese tire imports, and where they are headed. Check out "Chinese imports are way up; is that a problem?"

Are you selling more Chinese-made tires, especially now that winter is officially over and summer is just around the corner? What about tires from up-and-coming Thailand?

Read the blog (you know you want to!) then let us know what you think by leaving a comment!

Related Topics: B.O.B., Chinese tire imports, USW

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