Michelin: Pre-price rise buying drives Q1 sales

Friday 21st April 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Michelin: Pre-price rise buying drives Q1 sales
Michelin: Pre-price rise buying drives Q1 sales

A desire to purchase before price increases took effect on 1 April buoyed sales of Michelin tyres during the first quarter of 2017. Increased sales volumes accounted for 7.3 per cent of the 9.9 per cent year-on-year rise in net sales during the period. Net sales amounted to €5.57 billion in the first three months of the year. While Michelin hasn’t published its operating result or margins for the quarter, it expressed a hope that margins will improve in the second half of the year.

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