In the agricultural sector Ashk consistently ranked second in terms of production in Russia with a market share of 22.5%. In the production of truck tires Altai Tyre Plant is the third largest producer in the Russian Federation. The company's share in this segment of the domestic tire market is 8.5%. The share in the segment Ashk tires for light trucks is 10.5% of total Russian production.
On the Altai Tyre Plant remains stable production. Total production of tires in September 2010 compared to the same period in 2009 increased by 5.7%. Production of truck tires for the period increased by 11%, light — by 5.8%, passenger cars — by 0.7%. Agricultural tires in September 2010 released by 5.1% more than in the same month last year.
There is a positive trend in the tire market segment for the first nine months of 2010. In the truck tire segment dynamics was 130.6% in the light truck segment — 118.4%, passenger — 120.5%. I am particularly pleased dynamics of agricultural tires — 140.6%. Overall production growth for the period was 26.6%.