ERJ staff report (DS)
Paris — Michelin reports that tyre sales around the world were poor in October, but the global picture is changing.
The company has updated its website with a limited regional breakdown of the growth in the global tyre industry. The site still only gives percentage changes from a year ago and ignores Asia. Data is given for October 2012.
In truck tyre markets, Europe OE demand turned positive again, converting September’s negative 9 percent growth to a 1 percent increase in October….