The weighted average cost of winter tires for cars increased by an average of 8-14% over the year, with the main increase observed for large tires. About it reported “Kommersant” with reference to calculations by the Center for the Development of Advanced Technologies (CRPT) based on data from the “Honest Sign” labeling system.
In particular, winter studded tires increased by 14% on average over the year, to 6,650 rubles. Over the past month, prices for it have increased by about 5%. Studless winter tires sell for an average of 6,180 rubles. (+8%).
At the same time, for some sizes there is even a decrease in cost year on year. This applies mainly to popular sizes, while sizes from R17 have become noticeably more expensive. For example, scarce R20 can now be bought for 40,000 rubles. per tire, which is 12,000 rubles. more compared to a year earlier.
It is clarified that the increase in cost is also related to the structure of demand. According to the head of the “Parts and Accessories” category on “Avito» Alexandra Kuropteva, in September sales increased by 25% compared to September last year. Half of them are due to new tires.
IN “Avito» drew attention to the growing demand for Chinese Triangle and Sailun tires. According to Droma, they are most popular in the Far East, while in the western part of Russia and the Urals Yokohama remains the leader, and in Siberia – Bridgestone. As Droma noted, Chinese tires now occupy 12% of the market; over the year, the volume of rubber supply from China has increased by 18%.
After the start of the special operation in Ukraine, Russian tire factories began to stop working due to logistics problems. In particular, production of Michelin, Bridgestone and Continental was discontinued. Finnish Nokian Tires warned that EU sanctions would make it difficult to sell tires in Russia. Subsequently, the Russian business of these companies was sold. Now the owner of the Russian Nokian Tires is “Tatneft“, at the factory are issued Nordman and Ikon Tires tires, former Continental plant has entered into the industrial holding S8 Capital, and Michelin sold Russian business to the distributor of this and other tire brands “Power International Tires”.