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Icra expects domestic tyre demand to grow 7-9% between FY'19-FY'23

PTI:  April 12, 2019

New Delhi: The domestic tyre demand is expected to grow in the range of 7-9 per cent over the five year period between 2018-19 to 2022-23, rating agency Icra said Thursday.

The market would also continue to witness investments over the period of next three years, it added.

"Icra expects the domestic tyre demand to grow by 7-9 over the next five years (2018-19 to 2022-23)," ICRA Vice President and Co-Head, Corporate Ratings K Srikumar said in a statement.

With a stable demand outlook and strong credit profile, the domestic tyre makers will continue to invest in capacities, he added.

"Based on announcements, the industry is likely to witness a capacity addition of over Rs 20,000 crore in the next three years," Srikumar said.

The revenue growth for tyre industry is pegged at 14-15 per cent for 2018-19, with operating margin and net margin of 14 per cent and 7 per cent, respectively, almost in line with 2017-18, he added.

"For 2019-20 to 2021-22, revenue growth is projected at 9-10 per cent with operating and net margins at 14-15 per cent and 6-7 per cent, respectively," Srikumar said.

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.