BEIJING—China's tire exports in June reached 36.3 million units, down 21.2 percent compared with a year ago.
The value of exports in U.S. dollars fell 27.9 percent on the month to $998 million, China's General Administration of Customs said. Weight of these exports dipped 20.7 percent to 460,000 metric tons.
This is the third month in a row that such exports showed double-digit percentage decreases across the board, according to figures released by the customs office.
Over the first half of 2020, China's tire exports dropped 21.1 percent to 155 million units, from 196 million in the first six months of 2019. Export value during the period shrunk by 24.9 percent to $5.6 billion, while volumes in tonnage slid 19.2 percent to 2.5 million tons.
The country's export of automotive tires in June arrived at 406,600 tons, registering a 22.1 percent decrease year on year. The value of exports crashed 29.9 percent to $866 million.
Exports of automotive tires over the first half of 2020 was 2.2 million tons, down 19.9 percent from the first half of last year. Value declined by 25.9 percent to $4.9 billion.