MTD Facts Issue: Imports Flex With the Market

Jan. 29, 2024

There’s a new world player when it comes to making products for the U.S. passenger tire segment: Cambodia.

“The nation went from relative obscurity to the top 10 charts in 2023,” MTD Managing Editor Joy Kopcha writes in MTD’s 2024 Facts Issue.

“Trade data shows that Cambodia shipped almost as many light truck tires to the U.S. by May of 2023 than it had in all 2022,” says Kopcha.

“By year’s end, Cambodia had sent more than 4.8 million passenger tires to the U.S., in addition to around 1.7 million light truck tires.”

How many tires did other countries export to the U.S. in 2023?

MTD’s 2024 Facts Issue features import shipments in three product categories: passenger tires, consumer tires and commercial medium truck tires – starting in 2023 and going back 10 years.

Click here to read more and don’t forget to listen to the latest episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, in which MTD’s editors provide a fast-moving preview of the Facts Issue.