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Global tire market strong recovery in 2010, continuing into 2011

European Rubber Journal reports that the global tire market recovered strongly in 2010, gaining back lost value from the recession and increasing nearly 20% in value. Growth continued in the first half of 2011. The ranking of the world’s largest tire makers remained unchanged with Bridgestone Corp. commanding the top spot over Michelin, Goodyear, and Continental A.G.

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