Stryker

About Stryker

Hi, I am Stryker! I am a cat with cattitude and I can be little feisty. Some say I only love free food and being petted but all I know is that I am a purr-ty purr-fect cat. 🐱 ❤️ I will be taking on many roles at Tire World Exports from being a writer on this tire blog to being Tire World's trusty shipping yard companion.

Market Spotlight: Trading Tires Between SA & Mozambique

Hello world, it’s Stryker the Cat, your favourite furry tire industry insider. Did you know that South Africa exports around 2 million tires per year to our neighbouring countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region? Historically, at least since 1994, one of the highest portions of that number has gone to Mozambique, one of our closest trading partners. The South Africa-Mozambique Tire Trade Under the Microscope Over the past decade, this number has fluctuated considerably, however, for a variety of reasons. This market spotlight offers a brief overview of South Africa’s trade in tires with Mozambique. A Net Decrease According to Trading Economics, South Africa’s exports of tires to Mozambique amounted to US$13 million in 2009. On the whole, this figure increased annually, reaching an impressive maximum of US$27 million in 2014. From that point, however, it progressively declined for the next two years, reaching its lowest level of around US$8 million in 2016. It has risen slowly since

Market Spotlight: Trading Tires Between SA & Mozambique2019-11-27T08:21:41+00:00

Market Spotlight: Trading Tires Between SA & Zimbabwe

Hi Readers, it’s your boy - Stryker the Cat, back with some fascinating tire industry information. Did you know that South Africa has had long, steady and robust trade relations with our neighbour north of the Limpopo? Even as Zimbabwe’s financial crisis took hold, South Africa continued to export considerable quantities of essential commodities to the country. According to Trading Economics, South Africa is still the largest overall exporter to Zimbabwe, making up 39% of the country’s total imports. A Closer Look at the SA/Zim Tire Trade When it comes to tires, South Africa still holds a considerable amount of Zimbabwe’s market share. In 2018, it supplied around US$18 million of tires to Zimbabwe. Although this is not an insignificant amount objectively speaking, it is well below the amount we supplied in 2011, which totaled US$35 million. Since 2011, South Africa has seen its tire exports to Zimbabwe progressively decrease. Now Read The Importance of Tire Quality & Safety Standards It

Market Spotlight: Trading Tires Between SA & Zimbabwe2019-11-27T08:20:19+00:00

The State of the South African Tire Industry

The tire manufacture industry in South Africa is an important support for the automotive sector across the continent. Tire World Exports looks into the state of the industry.

The State of the South African Tire Industry2019-10-17T13:47:38+00:00

The Importance of Tire Quality & Safety Standards

Tires are both tough and sensitive. As the only parts of the car that touch the road, it is vulnerable to all kinds of potentially destructive factors. This is why tire quality and safety standards are so important.

The Importance of Tire Quality & Safety Standards2019-10-17T13:40:11+00:00

Brexit’s Effect on the African Trade Industry

To get a better understanding of how Brexit will effect the African Tire Export Industry, check out Tire World Export’s informative blog post on the topic.

Brexit’s Effect on the African Trade Industry2019-08-15T06:10:08+00:00

10 Facts About the African Tire Industry

To discover 10 facts about the African Tire industry that you didn’t know about, take a look at Tire World Export’s recent listicle.

10 Facts About the African Tire Industry2019-08-15T06:10:26+00:00

How to Tell it’s Time to Replace Your Tires

Tires that are well past their sell-by date can pose a serious danger to you and your fellow road users. Make sure you know when to replace your tires.

How to Tell it’s Time to Replace Your Tires2019-08-14T10:36:10+00:00