Rubber Association Tire Branch Secretary Shiyi Feng said that although last year, rubber and other basic raw material prices remain low, but the tire prices falling completely offset the decline in raw material prices bring the good.
It is reported that domestic tire has been showing a high inventory, high-risk, high degree of homogeneity, low price, low-margin, low start "three third year low" phenomenon.
Major economic indicators from the Rubber Association statistics can be seen, in 2015, tire production fell 14.62 percent, export delivery value fell 16.52 percent, 15.37 percent decline in sales, profit decline is as high as 22.22%.
Rubber Association data show that in 2015, the average monthly steel tire companies operating rate of about 65%, down 6%; semi-steel tire companies average monthly operating rate of about 70%, down 10%, but many tire companies capacity utilization far from reaching that level.
In addition, due to the elimination of backward production capacity, environmental relocation and funding strand breaks and other reasons, there are six domestic tire companies (factories) closed or closed down, there are nine tire companies due to funding projects, the EIA and land issues and stopped.