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  • Hurdles in tyre industry expansion

    KARACHI: The Indian tyre industry is gearing up to capture world markets, while Pakistani counterparts are finding it hard to operate even in domestic market, which is 80 per cent dominated by smuggled and imported tyres...

    There are 40 listed tyre companies in India against total eight companies in Pakistan and of which only one is listed and manufactures passenger radial tyres...

  • Duty cut irks tyre makers

    KARACHI: A local tyre manufacturer has expressed concern over the budgetary proposal of reducing up to 40pc duty on imported tyres...

    A spokesman of General Tyre and Rubber Company in a statement said the proposed reduction in import duty of passenger cars tyres from 25pc to 15pc and light truck tyre from 20pc to 15pc would hurt the government’s revenue target as the import trade prices (ITP’s) are low and do not reflect reality... ...

  • Fall in rubber production, woes of tyre industry

    And this time, it is the rubber growers who are having an upper hand, as the tyre and other rubber-consuming industries complain of escalating prices...

    Last week, tyre makers in India bemoaned that the industry is caught between a rock and a hard place: while natural rubber prices are soaring, tyre imports are also ballooning, hurting the domestic tyre manufacturers...

  • Tyre dump fire near Madrid releases toxic cloud

    MADRID: A huge waste ground near Madrid where millions of tyres have been dumped was on fire on Friday, releasing a thick black cloud of toxic fumes that officials worry could harm residents nearby...

    The government of the Castilla-La Mancha region where the dump is located, just dozens of kilometres south of the Spanish capital, said it had activated an emergency action plan
  • Dengue: warning to tyre traders

    LAHORE: The town municipal officials have given a warning to Naulakha tyre market traders to follow the dengue regulations and standard operating procedures or face sealing of their shops...

  • Collaborative manufacturing in tyre business

    “Starting a new tyre manufacturing business in Pakistan has become very capital intensive over the years...

    “The costs of making tyres (for cars, buses, tractors, dumpers, OTR (off-the-road) vehicles, industry, etc) locally has gone up sharply because we do not produce raw materials — rubber, chemicals, bead wire, special fabric, etc —, or have a vending industry to support the (end tyre) manufacturers,” argued Awais Piracha, whose...

  • Sino-Pak tyre venture to invest $600m

    “There is no local truck tyre manufacture, and for passenger tires we will aim for higher end, radial tires which are mostly imported into Pakistan...

    ”He wants to hit breakeven within 3 years, given the import protections and that there is no TBR (Truck Bus Radial) tyre producers in the country, “depending on how we finance the project”...

  • Shops, vehicles attacked as power riots hit Hyderabad areas

    HYDERABAD: Riots hit several localities of Paretabad late on Monday evening following street protests over power outages continuing in the city for many days...

    The protesters had intermittently been taking to the streets in many areas of Hyderabad every day since the advent of Ramazan against excessive loadshedding and frequent outages which, according to them, had reduced the supply duration to merely a few hours a day...

  • Saviour on a bike

    At around Rs40,000, a household can have a new two-wheeler used for everything from running errands and going to the local shops or fields to delivering milk, fetching the fodder and helping the family (in some cases consisting of up to six people) commute to various destinations from school and offices to any place that you can think of...

  • Bike makers set production, sales records

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s top two bike assemblers in August broke all earlier production and sales records...

    According to the figures of Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA), Road Prince Bike Assembler also achieved highest production and sales of 23,650 units in Aug 2017 each as against its last highest of 19,508 units recorded in Oct 2016...

  • ‘Bike ambulances from next month’

    LAHORE: The chief minister has announced launching motorcycle ambulance service in all the nine divisions of Punjab from next month...

    “For the first time, timely first-aid will be available to people in congested areas where ambulances cannot reach,” said the chief minister after inaugurating the three-day PakMedica Medical, Health and Cosmetic Fair at Expo Centre here on Thursday
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