USTMA pegs 2018 tire shipment growth at 0.8%

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Washington –The US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is projecting tire shipment growth across the board in 2018, albeit at rather modest rates ranging from 0.4 to 3.7%.

Overall, shipments of passenger, light and medium/heavy truck tires are forecast to rise 0.8% to 319.1 million units, the USTMA said, without indicating what factors are influencing its forecast.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal