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Indonesia's automotive tire production capacity was 8.5 million units in 1989 and 10.2 million units in 1990.

Indonesia's automotive tire production capacity was 8.5 million units in 1989 and 10.2 million units in 1990. Through government permits to new investors, capacity could reach 12.9 million tires per year. Indonesia's motorcycle tire production capacity grew more than 72%, from 5.9 million units in 1989 to 10.2 million in 1990. In the past five years actual production of car tires has increased by an average of 13.9% annually and production of motorcycle tires by 26.9% annually. Car tire output in Indonesia in 1986 was 4.91 million units and motorcycle tire production 2.23 million. In 1990, the figures were 8.20 million and 6.05 million, respectively. Thus, with a total installed yearly production capacity of 10.2 million units, automotive tire manufacturers have achieved a utilization rate of 80.4% for car tires and 59.3% for motorcycle tires. By type, tires for light trucks (including minibuses) account for 45.1% of the country's auto tire production, sedan tires (30.9%) and tires for mini trucks and big trucks/buses (24%).
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Title Annotation:Business Briefs: Markets, News
Publication:Rubber World
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Jan 1, 1992
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