When the People’s Republic of China (PRC) entered the tire business many years ago, most of the domestic manufacturers were not threatened. Tire quality was questionable at best, so the major tire companies were fine with giving them the market that was focused on the lowest price. On the truck tire side, the threat was even less because fleet demands were exponentially higher than consumer expectations when it comes to performance and cost per mile.
Waiting for the other shoe
Investigation into possible Chinese dumping practices is ongoing