Happy New Year to all our loyal customers and visitors to the site. In 2018 , we vouch to continue providing you with the latest news and developments emanating from the local and international tyre sector whilst also providing access to the digital format of SA TREADS magazine, now in its 24th year of circulation. […]Continue Reading
Research and market analysis firm Nomura is predicting a relatively quiet first half of the year for South Africa, but expects things to shake up in the second half of the year as the ANCs elective conference comes into view. This according to Business Tech, which went on to say that political instability should keep growth weak, albeit stronger than in 2016.
And despite avoiding a cut to junk status in 2016, the risk remains in 2017, with a mid-and-end-year chance to be cut due to slower growth. However,
should finance minister Pravin Gordhan to be booted for his position, chances are extremely high that would lead to an instant cut to junk, Nomura warned.
The latest print issue SA Treads December 2016 Issue is out.
- Franchising in the spotlight – is retail sector under threat?
- Expansion is major focus for CTSA – an exclusive with Shaun Uys
- SATMC puts worn tyres to the test
- Tubestone to market Pirelli truck tyres
- iWantTyres now open to industry at large
With the end of the year nearing, the Automobile Association (AA) has urged motorists to make provision now to get their vehicles serviced, checked, and roadworthy, to ensure they do not run out of time before leaving on holiday.Continue Reading