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Automotive Tire Industry in Saudi Arabia

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Saudi Arabia
  • 60 Pages
  • Taiyou Research


  • Bridgestone Corporation
  • Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.
  • MORE

Demand for tires and tubes is set to grow by 12% annually in Saudi Arabia. Being the largest market for automotive tires in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia still imports them to satiate its needs. It runs up almost $800 million in imported tire bills alone on a yearly basis. The country imports 13 million tires every year and volumes are expected to keep on rising as consumer demand increases over the next few years. The major products include Tires (passenger, truck, bus, trailers), Tires (OTR, Agricultural, Industrial/ TBR), Rims, Tubes and Casings, Tire Repair Material, Patches, Retreading Material and Equipment.

A largely import-driven market, as there is little to no local manufacturing, the Saudi market is a magnet for leading international brands, with Japanese and American tire majors leading the way, followed by a strong representation from European and Asian brands. All tires imported into Saudi Arabia have to pass the stringent safety specifications laid down by the Saudi Arabian Standards Organization, before they can be marketed in the country.

Major companies reigning the market currently are Yokohama, Bridgestone, Hankook, and Michelin. In 2010, Japanese manufacturers READ MORE >

1. Executive Summary

2. Automotive Tire Industry in Saudi Arabia
2.1 Market Profile
2.2 Industry End User Analysis
2.3 Market Entry
2.4 Import/Export Statistics

3. Competition in the Industry

4. Major Players
4.1 Bridgestone Corporation
4.1.1 Company Overview
4.1.2 Business Segments
4.1.3 SWOT Analysis
4.2 Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
4.2.1 Company Overview
4.2.2 Business Segments
4.2.3 SWOT Analysis
4.3 Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA
4.3.1 Company Overview
4.3.2 Business Segments
4.3.3 SWOT Analysis
4.4 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
4.4.1 Company Overview
4.4.2 Business Segments
4.4.3 SWOT Analysis
4.5 The Yokohama Rubber Company
4.5.1 Company Overview
4.5.2 Business Segments
4.5.3 SWOT Analysis
4.6 Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.

5. Glossary

- Bridgestone Corporation
- Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
- Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA
- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
- The Yokohama Rubber Company
- Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.

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