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Japanese Automotive Tire Demand to Remain Flat in 2024: Forecast

The Japan Automotive Tire Manufacturers Association (JATMA) recently announced its forecast for Japanese domestic demand for automotive tires in 2023 and 2024. According to the report, total demand for tires for new vehicles in 2023 is expected to be 183.29 million tons, almost unchanged from 2022, with demand for new tires seen to be higher, but demand for tires for...

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Carbon Black Demand Forecast for 2023

The Carbon Black Association of Japan recently compiled a forecast for carbon black demand in 2023, which is expected to be 727,250 tons, up 3.4% from the previous year. This is based on economy showing signs of improvement, such as a recovery in consumer behavior, a resurgence in capital investment, and an increase in exports, as the coronavirus pandemic has...

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JRMA Sees Japanese New Rubber Consumption up 3.8% in 2023

The Japan Rubber Manufacturers Association (JRMA) has released its estimate for new rubber consumption in 2022 and its forecast for 2023. According to the report, in 2022, both Japanese domestic shipments and exports of mainstay automotive tires exceeded the previous year’s levels on a unit basis, but on a rubber volume basis, they were slightly below the previous year’s levels....

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Rubber Hose Demand Forecast for 2023

The Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association recently released its demand forecasts for rubber hoses for 2022 and 2023. According to the forecast, production (new rubber consumption) in 2022 is expected to exceed that of 2021 due to continued strong demand for high-pressure hoses throughout the year and a sharp recovery in automotive hoses from the second half of the year....

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Rubber Hose Demand Forecast For 2022

The Japan Rubber Hose Manufacturers Association recently released its demand forecasts for rubber hoses for 2022 and 2023. According to the forecast, production (new rubber consumption) in 2022 is expected to exceed that of 2021 due to continued strong demand for high-pressure hoses throughout the year and a sharp recovery in automotive hoses from the second half of the year....

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Japan’s Carbon Black Association Forecasts Demand up 5% in Midyear Review

Japan’s Carbon Black Association has in its mid-year review of carbon black demand revised its forecast of total demand – including exports – for the year to 754,670 tons, up 5.0 percent from the previous year. This marks a downward revision of 0.4 points from the initial forecast of 757,840 tons, which would have seen an increase of 5.4 percent....

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