Bridgestone-108(Q24N) In 2015 countries in the region imported 130,650 tons of new pneumatic tires, worth US$469 million, while Costa Rica exported 30,626 tons.

Data on the Pneumatic Tires Market in Central America, provided by the Business Intelligence unit at CentralAmericaData.com, shows that Guatemala led imports made by Central American countries in 2015, with a total of US$132 million in value and 39,471 metric tons.

Costa Rica, where Bridgestone’s manufacturing plant is located, exported a total of 30,626 metric tons, valued at US$151 million, while US$86 million worth of new tires were imported.

El Salvador purchased a total of 12,823 tons of tires in 2015, valued at $48 million.

In the case of Panama, there was a reduction of 7% in the total import value between 2014 and 2015, going from US$85 million to US$79 million while an increase was seen in total tons, which grew from 19,896 in 2014 to 20,737 tons in 2015.

Bridgestone de Costa Rica, SA (BSCR) is a member of the Latin American Division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Tire Operations and a direct subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. BSCR was established and built its first tire in 1967 in the Bank of Bethlehem, the province of Heredia

Bridgestone de Costa Rica (BSCR) is a member of the Latin American Division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Tire Operations and a direct subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. BSCR was established and built its first tire in 1967 Belen, Heredia.

Source: Centralamericandata.com

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