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China tire exhibition opens in May

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Crain News Service report

GUANGRAO, China (Jan. 21, 2014) — The fifth China (Guangrao) International Rubber Tire & Auto Accessory Exhibition will be held May 15-17 in Guangrao International Expo Center in Shandong Province.

The exhibition will feature wheel and tire products, mechanical and retreading equipment, raw materials and auto parts, according to show promoters.

At the same time, the second China (Guangrao) International Rubber Tire Resource Recycling Exhibition, 2014 China (Guangrao) International Wheel Exhibition, and the 2014 China (Guangrao) International Auto Maintenance Equipment Exhibition also will be held during the tire and auto exhibition.

The event has grown rapidly since its inception— last year the show had more than 196 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors attended.

The fifth exhibition has an indoor area of 40,000 square meters. The latest enrollment numbers indicate some 600 companies are expected to attend, including 120 overseas enterprises.

This report appeared on the website of European Rubber Journal, a UK-based sister publication of Tire Business.

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Titan International and the United Steelworkers union have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce seeking relief from OTR tire imports from China, India and Sri Lanka. What’s your opinion?

I wholeheartedly support their action – something needs to be done.
46%
(36 votes)
I think it’s a bad idea that could inevitably tie the hands of domestic tire makers.
13%
(10 votes)
I oppose any duties against tire importers—they only raise costs for distributors and make it harder to obtain inventory.
24%
(19 votes)
I’m kind of on the fence and not sure what’s right, but need more information before deciding.
14%
(11 votes)
I don’t really care whether or not relief is granted.
3%
(2 votes)
Total votes: 78