United Steelworkers of America asked the Governmen

13 facilities on behalf of the United States about 15,000 workers in the interests of tire United Steelworkers (USW) has a letter to the U.S. government, asked the Government to set quotas on Chinese imports of tires in the first year of implementation of the quota, the number of tires imported from China should be control in 21 million less, the subsequent increase of 5% per year for three years. This means that China's tire exports to the United States down to 2005 levels.
According to the "NEW YORK" message, USW submitted to the U.S. International Trade Commission said the indictment, over the past 5 years, the U.S. tire imports has nearly tripled, while domestic consumption to reduce tire production by 25% or more. The organization's data show that since 2004 the United States six consumer tire plant closed down, nearly 7,000 American tire workers affected. And they put the blame on China's tire exports to the U.S.. According to statistics, in 2008, China's exports to the U.S. consumption of nearly 46 million tires worth about 17 billion U.S. dollars, becoming the nation's largest source of imports of consumer tires.
Expected in September, the U.S. government will decide whether to impose quotas on Chinese imports tires.

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