United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway says imported tires from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam threaten to "hollow out" the American tire industry. He testified alongside other union leaders asking the International Trade Commission to penalize imported passenger and light truck tires with tariffs.
Nokian Tyres plc will be making tires round-the-clock, seven days a week, at its plant in Dayton, Tenn, in response to rising demand. The company plans to build "as many as one million tires" at the facility this year.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has altered some tariff rates, but largely maintained its preliminary position that passenger and light truck tires imported from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are being dumped in the U.S. at below-market prices. And because of that, the government says they should be subject to tariffs.
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In the first three months of 2021 at Monro Inc., same-store sales of tires increased 17% and alignments grew by 15%, leading the way for the company’s recovery and greatly exceeding the results for other automotive services.
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