China Sep Tire Output 45.6 Mln Units, Up 6.8% On Yr

China Sep Tire Output 45.6 Mln Units, Up 6.8% On Yr

BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China's tire production rose 6.8% on year in September, to 45.6 million units, the National Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

Synthetic rubber production totaled 170,000 tons in September, down 5.7% on year.

During the January-September period, tire output totaled 425.92 million units, up 12.9% on year, while synthetic rubber output totaled 1.76 million tons, up 9% on year.

-By Chuin-Wei Yap, Dow Jones Newswires; 8610 6588 5848; [email protected]

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October 19, 2008 23:00 ET (03:00 GMT)


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