Truck Tyre Imports to Spain from Asia Up

Truck tyre imports to Spain from Asia

According to the data obtained by the National Association of Tyre Distributors and Importers (ADINE), imports of truck tyres grew by 41.8% in the first six months of the year, with a total of 255,050 imported units, where imports from Thailand stand out especially, up by 92%.

Asian Truck Tyre Imports to Spain up by 41.8% in 2022 H1

On the other hand, imports of agricultural tyres showed a decrease of 4.6% compared to H1 in 2021, with a total of 117,900 imported units, of which 63,270 units (54%) coming mainly from India.

And finally, imports of Asian tyres for construction and mining also saw, between January and June, a decrease of 4.8%, compared to the same period of the previous year. With 42% (27,000 units) coming from India and 40% (25,860 units) from China.

Data for June 2022

In the month of June, imports of truck tyres registered an increase of 23.7% compared to June 2021, with a total of 47,280 units imported, highlighting, among others the growth of imports from Thailand (+85.9%), South Korea (+53.4%) and Japan (+88.8%).

Imports of agricultural tyres decreased in June by 42.1% compared to a year previous, with a total of 13,540 imported units, as 54% were imported from India.

And finally, imports of Asian construction and mining tyres increased by 11.8% with 8,700 units imported in comparison to a year ago, highlighting, among others, the growth of imports from Vietnam (+6,300%).




About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

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