ADINE Announce 39.2% Truck Tyre Imports from Asia for Q1 of 2022
The Asociación Nacional de Distribuidores e Importadores de Neumáticos (ADINE) (National Association of Tyre Distributors and Importers in Spain) has published their latest import figures for the Spanish market for Q1.
Truck Tyre Imports from Thailand Rocket
Starting with truck tyre imports, ADINE has reported that truck tyres saw a 39.2% increase for Q1 against last year with 159, 690 units imported with imports from Thailand seeing a 130% jump. Year-on-year import figures for the sector have also seen a 2.5% increase as well with tyres from Thailand once again seeing a monumental increase of 136.5%. Interestingly, truck tyres originating from Japan also experienced growth of 51.3%.
As for agricultural tyres, year-on-year imports registered 20.3% better-off than 2021 with 71% of the 13,850 tyres imported originating from India. This picture is reflected in the Q1 statistics with the segment showing growth of 15.6% as 62% of imports arrived from India.
Finally construction, mining and OTR tyres imported from Asia registered a minor 0.6% growth on 2021's Q1 with China and India responsible for 88% of the imports for this sector. The monthly figures for April reflect a similar situation with just a 1.3% increase on 2021 as China and India make up 95% of the total imports.