ERJ staff report (DS)
Cologne, Germany -- Russian tyre makers are lobbying their government to increase import duties on CV tyres sold in Russia.
Alexander Makhotin, director of the plant told ERJ that he expects the government to introduce new duties in the near future. Makhotin was talking exlusively to ERJ at the Tire Technology Expo in Cologne on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, a statement on the company's website said the company and Sibur Russian Tyres have jointly requested the government to increase duties on truck tyres to 25 percent from 15 and to increase duties on bus and coach tyres to 30 percent from 20 percent.
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Press release from Nizhnekamsk
Above story auto translated into English from Russian