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    Had a chat with a geezer in a tyre fitters today and he was saying that all tyre suppliers have increased their prices by 5% due to the fact that China have bought about a third of the world's rubber

    He also reckon's that they will continue to rise,sounds like British Gas to me....

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    Well I can tell you that Michelin have increased their prices to stop grey imports fron the continent!

    Bryan

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    Quote Originally Posted by blr123
    Well I can tell you that Michelin have increased their prices to stop grey imports fron the continent!

    Bryan

    I thought that would encourage grey imports ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bainie
    I thought that would encourage grey imports ??
    Agree with that!!


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    Yeah sorry it's back to front ................so let's rephrase that...........Michelin have reduced their prices to try to put a stop to grey imports

    Infact they have reduced them hear and increased them on the continent!

    Bryan

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    I'm suprised there's not been problems with car tyres sooner. In the earthmoving & quarry industry, there is a major shortage of most tyres. It's got that bad that anyone with tyres can put what price they like, as they know people will pay

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