China made a big comeback in 2018 in the truck tire market.
With the January 2016 issue, Modern Tire Dealer is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Facts Issue. Or, more specifically, the Facts Section, which dominates the issue.
In an organized gathering of retailers, no one is allowed to broach the subject of pricing. There are laws against discussing that topic in such a setting.
Some of the largest independent tire dealers in the country visited the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas Nov. 3-6.
The Chinese economy is slumping. So last week, China devalued its currency -- twice, no less.
China devalued its currency, the yuan, twice last week because of its slumping economy. Each time the news broke, stock prices in the U.S. dropped -- CBS News described it as "tumbled," but you get the idea.
The last time tariffs on Chinese consumer tire imports from China were in place, few domestic tire manufacturers made their feelings known on the subject.
I'm sure Chinese tire manufacturers and U.S. companies importing tires from China are longing for the days when tariffs on Chinese consumer tires were "only" 39%.
Duties on consumer tires imported from China are not a done deal. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) still has to determine if they ultimately will be implemented.
By July 27, 2015, we will know if the duties on consumer tires imported from China will stand. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will make that determination.
When the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) recently re-calculated anti-dumping and countervailing duty rates on consumer tires produced in China and exported to the U.S., tire manufacturers with plants in China were affected by varying degrees.
The hottest topic in our industry centers on tire tariffs. Tire manufacturers are anxious to know what the final tariffs will be, and if they will be retroactive in any way.
Two tire companies affected by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent decision to re-calculate anti-dumping and countervailing duty rates on consumer tires imported from China have responded to Modern Tire Dealer's request for comments.