Some 21 per cent of the world’s population live in countries belonging to the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Nepal is one of these eight countries, and this is the market where Apollo Tyres generates more than 35 per cent of its SAARC region export revenues. To better service customers there, the company has now set up an office in the capital, Kathmandu.
On 14 June JK Tyre & Industries Ltd inaugurated the first JK Retread Centre in Pokhara, Nepal. The new retread centre adds is part of JK’s bid in line with ambition to open 100 centres by 2020. Ultimately the goal is to provide cradle-to-grave solutions to customers.