The Future of Specialty Tires to 2019
The global tire market is valued at $193 billion, with specialty tires making up $40 billion of the total. Specialty tires are defined as tires used by the two-wheeled vehicle and bicycle, off-road, and industrial, agriculture, forestry and aviation sectors. With details on technology, plus industry forecasts, The Future of Specialty Tires to 2019 features key analysis, trends and drivers. Smithers Rapra's exclusive report breaks down market forecasts to 2019 by geographic region, with a key focus on production and consumption trends.
The data and information for The Future of Specialty Tires to 2019 were gathered using a combination of primary and secondary research. Primary research consisted of interviews with specialists, including fuel companies, tire filler producers, raw material and chemical additive suppliers. Secondary research consisted of a review of published material, conference proceedings and information from organisations and companies involved in the production, supply and use of tires and their ingredients. These data were analysed to provide estimates and forecasts for the tire markets by end-use sector, type and region.