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Ludwig: 'Tariffs will be good for U.S. tiremakers'

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"President Obama's decision on Sept, 11, 2009, to impose tariffs on Chinese tires will be a positive for U.S. tire manufacturers," says Saul Ludwig in the October 2009 issue of Modern Tire Dealer.

"With the cost of a Chinese tire import set to increase by 35%, importers will look to other low-cost sourcing areas, but will also likely increase purchases from U.S. producers."

For more information, plus the results of Ludwig's monthly survey of independent tire dealers, see "The Ludwig Report" in the October issue of MTD, available soon!

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