ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Deceptive Gaiety

Equally important to the industry is the need for the introduction into India of new types of raw materials. Production of tyres and tubes in the rest of the world now almost completely utilises new tyres of synthetic fibres such as nylon and polyester. Further, while India can offer only one type of synthetic rubber, other countries have the advantage of advanced synthetics which improve the wear and other characteristics of automotive tyres. The various rubber associations in India have already suggested to the Government that steps be taken to introduce the new types of raw materials into India at the very earliest date. This is obviously of great importance for the acceptance of India's tyres and tubes in the world's export markets. It is, however, also important that new and better types of tyres be made available to the Indian consumer.

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