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  • Otani Tyres

    Dubai-based Zafco FZE has emerged as a major supplier of Otani Tyres to the African continent Zafco is associated with the internationally well-known tyre brand Otani for more than...

    • January 18, 2017
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  • Toyo Tyres

    Zafco FZE has emerged as a major supplier, wholesaler and stockist of Toyo Tyres in Dubai and a major exporter to African markets Zafco is associated with TOYO for...

    • January 18, 2017
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  • tyres market africa
    Tyre Market in Africa: Changing Dynamics

    Africa is predominantly a price-sensitive market and consumers in the tyre market of Africa prefer imported low-priced Chinese tyres rather than the expensive European and American brands. Not surprising...

    • November 17, 2016
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    Nigeria Auto Market Could Be the Biggest in Africa by 2050

    Nigeria can become a leading automotive hub in Africa by 2050 with an increase in local production and an expansion in new car markets. Currently, the Nigeria auto market...

    • November 12, 2016
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    ‘Made in Africa’ cars enter the automotive market

    In 2016, Africa is expected to register sales of new 2 million cars with major auto players such as Toyota, Tata Motors and General Motors GM -0.91% looking at...

    • November 9, 2016
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  • Al Muqarram Auto Parts doing well in South Africa

      Al Muqarram Auto Parts (A-MAP) started its operations in South Africa in 2006 under the name AL MUQARRAM DISTRIBUTORS CC. Our office is located in Johannesburg, which is...

    • November 8, 2016
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    Barma Auto Parts Online Store Gains Popularity

    African buyers and importers needed to harness the technological advantages of the internet to source their requirements for automobile spare parts by ordering online. Making this the basis of its...

    • November 8, 2016
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    Stallion Group: Major Tyre Supplier in West Africa

    Nigeria-based Stallion represents the premier tyre brand Apollo Tyres in Nigeria, marketing the product on a country-wide basis through its well entrenched network of outlets. Stallion leverages on its...

    • November 8, 2016
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    Nigeria’s Tyre Market

    Globally, the leading tyre manufacturers today include Bridgestone, Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, Pirelli and Sumitomo (for Dunlop brand). World production of tyre is estimated to be 860 million units annually....

    • November 8, 2016
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  • Nigeria Auto Market
    Nigeria’s Automotive Market

    With a population of close to 180 million and a GDP of US$493 billion in 2015, Nigeria is the most populous country with the largest economy in Africa. Despite...

    • November 8, 2016
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    Kenya’s Automotive Market

    Kenya’s GDP per capita is expected to reach US$1,432 by the end of 2015 and to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% between till 2020. This is expected to...

    • November 7, 2016
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    Africa’s Automotive Market

    Africa’s automotive market is relatively small. In 2014, there were just over 42.5 million registered vehicles in use in Africa – a continent of approximately one billion people. As...

    • November 7, 2016
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  • Ethiopia’s Automotive Industry

    Ethiopia is among Africa’s most impressive growth performers over the past decade averaging 10.9% annual growth between 2005 and 2015. With a GDP of US$63 billion in 2015 it is the...

    • November 7, 2016
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  • Sameer Africa Tyre
    Sameer Africa to close its tyre manufacturing plant in Nairobi

    Sameer Africa, a leading tyre manufacturer in East Africa is planning to stop manufacturing of tyres at its Nairobi plant and shift the production offshore, possibly to India or China....

    • November 7, 2016
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    Tyre Market in East Africa

    When it comes to tyres, the African continent is one of the fastest growing markets for the global tyre industry. The rapid growth of the middle class in many...

    • November 7, 2016
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