Truck tyre tariffs to end Chinese import tsunami

Friday 11th May 2018 | 0 Comments
 
Will the new anti-Chinese truck tyre tariffs mean open roads for European retreading?
Will the new anti-Chinese truck tyre tariffs mean open roads for European retreading?

The EU’s decision to implement import tariffs on Chinese-produced truck tyres marks a sea-change in both the truck tyre market in general and European governments’ approach to the subject in particular. As of the 8 May 2018, truck tyres produced in China and imported into the UK have become between 52.85 euros and 82.17 euros per tyre more expensive than before. And what’s more, with product registration having begun back in February 2018, such charges look likely to be backdated to February on tyres already sold (see page 34 for further details). This cannot fail to have an enormous impact, but what exactly will it mean for the truck tyre sec

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