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CITExpo 2017 Review

CITExpo 2017 Review

11th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The 15th edition of the China International Tire Expo (CITExpo), and its second at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center, opened its two-hall, 40,000sqm exhibition space at a time of uncertainty for the Chinese tyre industry – especially the aspirational medium and small sized companies the show tends to attract as exhibitors. Two factors that promise to change the shape of the industry provided a backdrop for the show: in Europe, the European Commission announced its intention to initiate an anti-dumping proceeding focusing on imports of truck and bus tyres originating in the People’s Republic, prompted by the “coalition against unfair tyres imports,” a group representing the interests of manufacturers accounting for more than 45 per cent of all new and retreaded truck and bus tyre production in the European Union. Meanwhile in China, the government’s crackdown on certain factories for environmental reasons looks likely to affect some tyre manufacturers’ pricing structure at best, and ability to continue to operate at worst. Tyres & Accessories spoke to one representative who suggested that some factories could struggle to meet demands as the availability of raw materials for tyre production is affected by the state mandated closures.

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CITExpo celebrates 15th anniversary with record-breaking attendance in Shanghai

13th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The 15th China International Tire Expo (CITExpo) reports that 14,000 professional visitors came from 120 countries in search of business opportunities in China. There were some 6800 overseas visitors as well as 7200 domestic visitors and 40,000 square metres exhibition space.

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CITExpo 2017 opens in Shanghai

CITExpo 2017 opens in Shanghai

21st August 2017 | 0 Comments

The 15th edition of the China International Tire Expo has opened at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Exhibitors at the show comprise a mix of growing tyre manufacturers from the Chinese market, international trading companies, wheel suppliers and others, while. In addition to Chinese industry players, Europe is represented by UK distributor Oak Tyres’ Davanti tyre brand, FM Tyres from the Netherlands, and Italian distributor Franco Gomme, while Singapore’s Stamford Tyres and Taiwan’s Nankang add to the international exhibitor base. The internationalism of the show is also reflected in the visitors arriving today from five continents.

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15th CITExpo set for Shanghai opening in August

15th CITExpo set for Shanghai opening in August

6th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The China International Tire Expo is celebrating its 15th edition in 2017, and after transferring to the new environs of the recently constructed Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center last year, the show is undergoing another logistical change. The show has moved back a month into August (on the 21-23 of the month) in a change that the exhibition organiser, Reliable International Exhibition Services, describes as a positive change that will allow exhibitors to pursue leads from the show more effectively. Ahead of Tyres & Accessories’ visit to the show, we spoke to Reliable’s managing director, Wilko Fong about the show, and what visitors to the Pudong space can expect.

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CURC launches Tire+, moves RubberTech to September in 2017

CURC launches Tire+, moves RubberTech to September in 2017

15th December 2016 | 0 Comments

When Reifen China 2016 opened the doors of the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre on the 1 December, it was immediately apparent that several significant changes are afoot in the Chinese tyre show sector. As the name suggests, Reifen China has always been organised by Messe Essen in partnership with China United Rubber Company (CURC) and co-located with CURC's always-well-attended RubberTech. But next year that will change and the Reifen name has been licensed to Messe Frankfurt for use alongside its Automechanika Shanghai show. This move, which began as a ripple-effect emanating from the Reifen versus The Tire, Cologne competition that has been going on in Germany, has caused repercussions as far away as China. As a result CURC (the exhibition firm behind RubberTech and Messe Essen/Reifen China’s former partner) will also be launching a new tyre event in 2017.

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Aufine highlights new winter, truck ranges

Aufine highlights new winter, truck ranges

3rd November 2016 | 0 Comments

Passenger car tyres account for the majority of Qingdao-based tyre maker Aufine Group’s production, and company general manager David Sun shares that Aufine is now selling these products throughout all of Europe. One range that is selling particularly well within the region is the new Aufine winter car tyre line, the Supergrip S1, which is manufactured in 19 sizes for 13 to 17-inch rim diameters.

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Davanti Tyres: New winter & run-flat ranges, Shanghai sales office

Davanti Tyres: New winter & run-flat ranges, Shanghai sales office

25th October 2016 | 0 Comments

By the time Tyres & Accessories caught up with Davanti Tyres towards the end of CITExpo, the team was looking back at a full year of trade fairs – the Shanghai show was the company’s last major exhibition for 2016. Yet although Davanti Tyres is now taking a breather from the show circuit, its work promoting the brand continues.

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‘A good move’ – Exhibitors & visitors positive about new CITExpo venue

‘A good move’ – Exhibitors & visitors positive about new CITExpo venue

19th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Now in its 14th year, the China International Tire Expo, or CITExpo, returned to Shanghai in September – but not to the venue where it was held over the past decade, as 2016 was the tyre trade show’s first year in a larger, more modern and attractive location – a site that offers CITExpo the room to grow in future. Tyres & Accessories attended the exhibition between 26 and 28 September, and on the final day caught up with the organiser to find out how the first CITExpo at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC) went.

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CITExpo, Shanghai | 24/09/2016 – 26/09/2016

CITExpo, Shanghai | 24/09/2016 – 26/09/2016

26th September 2016 | 0 Comments

This year the China International Tire Expo returns to Shanghai for the 14th time, and 2016 is a significant year for the show as it represents the start of a new era. Instead of taking place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre, where it has been held for the past decade, on 26 […]

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New location, more floorspace – CITExpo even more attractive in 2016

New location, more floorspace – CITExpo even more attractive in 2016

5th July 2016 | 0 Comments

This year the China International Tire Expo returns to Shanghai for the 14th time, and 2016 is a significant year for the show as it represents the start of a new era.Instead of taking place at the Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Centre, where it has been held for the past decade, on 26 September CITExpo – arguably China’s most significant tyre industry fair – will open its doors at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC). The change of venue offers a substantial increase in available exhibitor floorspace, and visitors will benefit from modern, attractive facilities and easier transport connections.

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Davanti’s Caribbean connection grows with distribution partnership

Davanti’s Caribbean connection grows with distribution partnership

10th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Davanti Tyres has signed an exclusive distribution agreement in Martinique and Guadeloupe with Pneus Cash. The brand’s products became available in the French Caribbean islands, which have a combined population of 800,000, in April 2016.

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Upgraded CITExpo website goes live

Upgraded CITExpo website goes live

26th April 2016 | 0 Comments

The China International Tire Expo, or CITExpo, has a new website. Not only does the new site offer a fresh look, it features links to the show’s social media accounts and is designed for user friendly navigation. English and Chinese language options increase the site’s appeal.

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Oak Tyres outlines brand strategy in new Davanti era

Oak Tyres outlines brand strategy in new Davanti era

5th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Oak Tyres has undergone some dynamic changes this year as it adapts its business to a shifting wholesale landscape. The most radical of the company’s developments in 2015 has been the launch of its fully owned private brand Davanti, which Oak’s management most recently supported at CITExpo 2015 in Shanghai. To accommodate operations associated with the new brand, Oak Group Holdings was formed, with the Oak Tyres 100 per cent wholesale business now under this umbrella alongside Davanti Tyres, and promotional merchandise producer Davanti World. With the Davanti product designed as “an opportunity for margin”, in the words of general manager Larry Cross, Oak Tyres’ brand portfolio has increased its scope. Stating that “we have a very clear, defined brand strategy at Oak, which we have refined continuously over the past five years,” Peter Cross, commercial manager at Oak Tyres, told Tyres & Accessories a bit more about the company’s current outlook, and how the second tier “exclusive brand programmes” are offering customers the opportunity “to maximise their profits”.

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CITExpo bids farewell to Everbright in 13th edition, previews move to modern facility

CITExpo bids farewell to Everbright in 13th edition, previews move to modern facility

5th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 edition of the China International Tire Expo opened on 9 September in Shanghai with around 350 exhibitors – the show’s most ever. The sustained growth represented by these numbers has led to the decision by organiser Reliable International Exhibition Services to transfer CITExpo to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC), built in the centre of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo site. The show also boasts strong continuity, with around 80 per cent of 2014 exhibitors back in 2015, according to Reliable; in past years the organiser has come to expect a similar proportion of its customers booking their space for the following year during CITExpo.

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CITExpo opens at Everbright for final time, previews move to modern facility

CITExpo opens at Everbright for final time, previews move to modern facility

10th September 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 edition of the China International Tire Expo opened Wednesday in Shanghai, with around 350 exhibitors – the show’s most ever. The sustained growth represented by these numbers has led to the decision by organiser Reliable International Exhibition Services to transfer CITExpo to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (SWEECC), built in the centre of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo site. The show also boasts strong continuity, with around 80 per cent of 2014 exhibitors back in 2015, according to Reliable; in past years the organiser has come to expect a similar proportion of its customers booking their space for the following year during CITExpo.

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